New Legislation Could Make It Easier for Georgia Sex Trafficking Survivors to Win Compensation in Civil Court
- April 1, 2021
- Attorney Matt Stoddard
- Sexual Assault & Trafficking
Two important bills in Georgia’s fight against sex trafficking passed the State Senate on March 8th, the General Assembly’s crossover day. These bills will now advance to the House for further debate, and could well become law in the near future. The first, Senate Bill 33, explicitly protects sex trafficking survivors’ right to sue their traffickers for monetary compensation, plus legal costs. Under Bill 33, survivors would have until 10 years after the trafficking incident in question, or...