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Human trafficking bill moves to Pence for signature

By Adam Lee TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The House sent the governor a bill on Tuesday aims to prevent human trafficking and take care of its victims. Senate Bill 532, authored by Sen. Randy Head, R-Logansport, establishes the human trafficking prevention and victim assistance fund and allows law enforcement agencies to seize property, including vehicles, that […]

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Human trafficking bill moves to full Senate

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – A bill that aims to reduce human trafficking in the state is moving through the Indiana General Assembly. House Bill 1216 – authored by Rep. Randy Truitt, R-West Lafayette – requires the superintendent of state police to create a pamphlet to be distributed by law enforcement when encountering a […]

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Senate passes bill meant to deter human trafficking

By Aubrey Helms TheStatehouseFile.com Members of the Senate unanimously passed a bill Tuesday that is designed to give law enforcement the right to seize property of anyone with suspected ties to human trafficking. Author Sen. Erin Houchin, R-Salem, spoke before the vote and said Senate Bill 375 “gets our state law in line with our […]