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609.282 LABOR TRAFFICKING.
    Subdivision 1. Individuals under age 18. Whoever knowingly engages in the labor
trafficking of an individual who is under the age of 18 is guilty of a crime and may be sentenced to
imprisonment for not more than 20 years or to payment of a fine of not more than $40,000, or both.
    Subd. 2. Other offenses. Whoever knowingly engages in the labor trafficking of another is
guilty of a crime and may be sentenced to imprisonment for not more than 15 years or to payment
of a fine of not more than $30,000, or both.
    Subd. 3. Consent or age of victim not a defense. In a prosecution under this section the
consent or age of the victim is not a defense.
History: 2005 c 136 art 17 s 16; 2006 c 260 art 1 s 20