Frederick County Council Mulls Human Trafficking Bills

A package of bills before the Frederick County Council would provide a three-pronged approach to fighting human trafficking in the county. As reported by The Frederick News-Post:

The bills, which the council discussed Tuesday, would require hotels and motels to conduct human trafficking training for new employees, hold landlords and tenants liable for criminal charges for knowingly allowing human trafficking to occur on property, and regulate “bodyworks” establishments, which are relatively common locations for human trafficking. The bills largely came from the recommendations of the human trafficking task force that convened in 2016.

For more information read the full article in The Frederick News-Post

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