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Civil Remedies to Prevent Human Trafficking

Concerning creation of the "Battling to Restore, Advocate, and Vanquish Exploitation (BRAVE) Act of 2024".
2024 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Civil Law
Bill Summary

The bill establishes the "Battling to Restore, Advocate, and Vanquish Exploitation (BRAVE) Act of 2024" (BRAVE act). The purpose of the BRAVE act is to authorize qualified nonprofit organizations (nonprofits) that work to combat human trafficking in Colorado or provide aftercare services to survivors of human trafficking to initiate civil litigation against human traffickers. Nonprofits are given legal standing in human trafficking cases in which they were involved. The office of the attorney general has the responsibility for purposes of notice and oversight. The Colorado human trafficking council is responsible for developing victim-centered and trauma-informed training. The bill creates the human trafficking prevention and aftercare services fund.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




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Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. S. Bottoms



The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details