OLYMPIA – Democratic and Republican senators will announce multiple bills to combat human trafficking at a press conference next Monday. This includes legislation to keep minors from being exploited through escort services on websites.
Human trafficking includes the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery.
WHAT: Press conference
TOPIC: Efforts to combat human trafficking
WHEN: 12:30-1 p.m., Mon., Jan. 16
WHERE: John A. Cherberg Building, Senate Hearing Room 1, Capitol Campus, Olympia
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For more information: Alison Dempsey-Hall, Senate Communications, 360-786-7887