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HB19-1051

Colorado Department of Public Safety HumanTrafficking-related Training

Concerning human trafficking prevention training by the department of public safety.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
Bill Summary

The bill requires the division of criminal justice to provide human trafficking training to law enforcement agencies and entities that provide services to human trafficking victims. The training may include:

  • Train-the-trainer programs;
  • Direct trainings; and
  • Online training programs.

The training may be provided to law enforcement agencies, organizations that provide direct services to human trafficking victims, school personnel and parents or guardians of students, and any other organization, agency, or group that would benefit from such training. The training must be developed in consultation with the Colorado human trafficking council. When considering requests for training, the division should give priority to requests from areas of the state that have limited access to training resources. Beginning in 2020, the council's annual human trafficking report must include an update on the training provided.

The bill requires the Colorado school safety resource center to include awareness and prevention of human trafficking in the materials and training that it provides.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. T. Carver, Rep. B. McLachlan
Sen. B. Gardner, Sen. J. Ginal

Sponsor

Co-sponsor