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Human Traffiicking Bill Clears House

News release from House Republican Caucus:
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The effort to combat human trafficking received a major boost today with passage of an important bill in the Tennessee House of Representatives. If the bill becomes law, victims of human trafficking offenses would have a civil right of action for actual damages, compensatory damages, punitive damages, injunctive relief, any combination of these, or any other appropriate relief.
Representative Jim Coley (R–Bartlett), a strong advocate for the rights of victims, celebrated the passage of House Bill 2489–a personal priority for Coley. The legislation passed with unanimous, bipartisan support.

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