Human trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery where people profit from the control and exploitation of others.Senate Bill 4
, which is on its way to the Governor to be signed into law, complements a series of bills passed by the Senate over the last several years focused on the eradication of human trafficking through better enforcement, increased penalties and greater public awareness. Sponsored by Senators Stephanie Kunze
and Scott Oelslager
, it provides legal relief to victims in an effort to support them as they rebuild their lives.
If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking, contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline 1-888-3737-888 — or Text INFO or HELP to BeFree (233733). For more information on what Ohio is doing to fight this criminal enterprise, visit humantrafficking.ohio.gov