HB 509 – Human Trafficking Prevention Act; enact


A BILL to be entitled an Act to enact the “Human Trafficking Prevention Act”; to amend Title 10 of the O.C.G.A., relating to commerce and trade, so as to require that certain products sold or leased by retailers contain a digital blocking capability that renders obscene material inaccessible; to amend Title 37 of the O.C.G.A., relating to mental health, so as to create the Georgia Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Trust Fund which shall be funded by the moneys derived from fees charged for the deactivation of digital blocking capability; to create funding mechanisms for nonpermanent long-term residential mental health and addiction treatment, holistic mental health and addiction counseling, and treatment alternatives to psychiatric drug therapy; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.


Name District Url
Paulette Rakestraw () District Related Bills and Articles
Mary Oliver () District Related Bills and Articles
Sheila Jones () District Related Bills and Articles


Chamber Date
House of Representatives 02-27-17 House Hopper
House of Representatives 02-28-17 House First Readers
House of Representatives 03-01-17 House Second Readers

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