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Billings Pleased With Bill

A bill that would increase penalties for human trafficking in Wisconsin is on

its way to the governor.

 

The bill was passed by the Senate on a voice vote yesterday.  It would allow people who were forced into prostitution to seek to have convictions dropped.  La Crosse representative Jill Billings has introduced a similar bill, with a few differences:

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If Governor Walker signs the bill, Wisconsin would join about 30 other states in offering remedies to people victimized by human trafficking.

 

 

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