This law wouldn't have passed without fellow Georgian's uniting for the future of our children. We celebrate with you this day, this new year.
Key Provisions of SR7, Rachels' Law
- Requires the development of a statewide plan for the coordinated delivery of services to sexually exploited and trafficked children.
- Establishes a Sexually Exploited Children Fund Commission using fines from convicted traffickers.
- Improves the legal standing of youth who have been identified as sex trafficking victims.
- Extends the statute of limitations for the victims of child sex trafficking to file civil actions against their traffickers to age 25.
- Expands forfeiture and seizure laws related to sex trafficking and related offenses– allowing any proceeds from trafficking, and the vehicles operated by a person who is guilty of trafficking, to be subject to forfeiture to the state.
- Amends the State Sexual Offender Registry to now include convicted offenders of trafficking a person for sexual servitude.