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SB 0033 - Torts; cause of action against perpetrators for victims of human trafficking; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Clint Dixon
Last Action: 7/1/2021 - Effective Date
Senate Committee: Judiciary
House Committee: Judiciary
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 33 amends Chapter 1 of Title 51 of the OCGA to provide victims with a civil cause of action against human trafficking perpetrators. The bill provides a definition of perpetrator, and sets the statute of limitations to 10 years after the cause of action or 10 years after an underaged victim reaches age 18. SB 33 additionally establishes a cause of action to the Attorney General to obtain any appropriate relief on behalf of the state.  

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