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HF 3523

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 03/09/2010 10:06am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 03/09/2010

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; modifying the definition of sex trafficking and defining
commercial sex act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.321, by
adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 609.321,
subdivision 7a.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 609.321, subdivision 7a,
is amended to read:


Subd. 7a.

Sex trafficking.

"Sex trafficking" means:

(1) receiving, recruiting, enticing, harboring, providing, or obtaining by any means
an individual to deleted text beginaid in the prostitution of the individualdeleted text endnew text begin engage in a commercial sex actnew text end; deleted text beginor
deleted text end

(2) receiving profit or anything of value, knowing or having reason to know it is
derived from an act described in clause (1)new text begin;
new text end

new text begin (3) inducing an individual through the use of force, fraud, or coercion to engage in
a commercial sex act; or
new text end

new text begin (4) inducing an individual who is under the age of 18 to engage in a commercial
sex act
new text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2010, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.321, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin Commercial sex act. new text end

new text begin A "commercial sex act" means a sex act on account
of which anything of value is given or received by any person.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2010, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end