Washington Human Trafficking Reporting Act (SB 5880)
This law was last updated on Nov 19, 2018
SB 5880 seeks to require those that are employed in certain hospitality industries or certain public services to receive training to identify victims of human trafficking and then report to law enforcement.
Under this bill, any person in the following industries or public services are required to undergo training in identifying and reporting victims of human trafficking:
- Spas, hotels, bars, nightclubs, strip clubs, tattoo parlors, truck stops, restaurants, retail stores in malls, internet advertisement or dating services and convenience stores; and
- Hospital staff, abortion clinics, schools, or child protective services.
Training should be provided by employers within 30 days of hiring.