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COMMITTEE:    Human Trafficking 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 

PLACE:        Lone Star College - North Harris 
CHAIR:        Sen. Van de Putte and Rep. Thompson 



The Joint Interim Committee to Study Human Trafficking will hear invited and public testimony on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in the Student Services Building Conference Room (SSB208) at Lone Star College - North Harris located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, Texas 77073. The Committee will:


Study the services available for victims of human trafficking provided by federal, state, and local agencies and non-governmental organizations, including the long-range need for safe houses and shelters and the best practices for public/private partnerships providing services to victims.


Review procedures and services available for youth that have been identified as sex trafficking victims, including analysis of the appropriate criminal penalties associated with prostitution.