Win for Anti-Human Trafficking Movement in N.C.: H.B. 198 Passes General Assembly

Win for Anti-Human Trafficking Movement in N.C.: H.B. 198 Passes General Assembly

The General Assembly passed House Bill 198: Human Trafficking Commission Recommendations and is now awaiting the signature of Gov. Roy Cooper.

HB 198 is a win for the anti-human trafficking movement.

This bill expands the opportunity of human trafficking victims to seek nonviolent criminal expunctions for convictions that were directly caused by their trafficking and allows victims expanded opportunities to pursue civil relief by parties who profited from their exploitation.

 “It was with great pleasure that we saw this bill pass the General Assembly,” NC Stop Human …

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