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2012 SESSION


CHAPTER 317
An Act to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 22.1-16.5 and by adding in Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 63.2 a section numbered 63.2-214.3, relating to information regarding human trafficking.
[S 259]
Approved March 21, 2012

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 22.1-16.5 and by adding in Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 63.2 a section numbered 63.2-214.3 as follows:

22.1-16.5. Training materials on human trafficking.

The Board, in collaboration with the Department of Social Services, shall provide awareness and training materials for local school division staff on human trafficking, including strategies for the prevention of trafficking of children.

63.2-214.3. Information on human trafficking.

The Department, in consultation with experts in the field of human trafficking prevention, shall provide to the Board of Education:

1. Resource information on human trafficking, including strategies for the prevention of trafficking of children; and

2. Materials for distribution that describe local, state, and national resources to which students, parents, school resource officers, counselors, and school personnel can refer for information on human trafficking, including strategies for prevention of trafficking of children.