299A.7957 TOLL-FREE HOTLINE FOR TRAFFICKING VICTIMS.
(a) As used in this section, "trafficking victim" has the meaning given in section
(b) The commissioner of public safety shall contract with a nonprofit organization that
provides legal services to domestic and international trafficking victims to maintain a toll-free
telephone hotline for trafficking victims. The hotline must be in place by January 1, 2007, and
must be operated 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The hotline must offer language interpreters for
languages commonly spoken in Minnesota, including, but not limited to, Spanish, Vietnamese,
Hmong, and Somali. At a minimum, the hotline must screen trafficking victims, both domestic and
international, and provide appropriate referrals to attorneys and victims' services organizations.
History: 2006 c 282 art 13 s 12