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Chapter 30 - Criminal Offenses
Article 52 - Human Trafficking
Section 30-52-3 - Temporary provision; task force to combat human trafficking; membership; duties. (Terminated effective July 1, 2016.) (2008)
30-52-3. Temporary provision; task force to combat human trafficking; membership; duties. (Terminated effective July 1, 2016.) (2008)
A. The "task force to combat human trafficking" is created. The task force shall consist of the following members:
(1) the attorney general or the attorney general's designee;
(2) the secretary of health or the secretary's designee;
(3) the secretary of children, youth and families or the secretary's designee;
(4) the secretary of public safety or the secretary's designee;
(5) the chief public defender or the chief public defender's designee;
(6) a representative from the New Mexico district attorneys association;
(7) representatives of local law enforcement and state police from critical geographic areas of New Mexico affected by immigrant issues and human trafficking problems; and
(8) representatives from organizations that provide services to victims of human trafficking, including immigrants and immigrant victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.
(1) collaborate with the United States attorney for the district of New Mexico, the United States border patrol and the United States immigration and customs enforcement to carry out the duties of the task force;
(2) collect and organize data on the nature and extent of human trafficking in New Mexico;
(3) monitor and evaluate the implementation of this 2008 act, including the progress of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies in preventing human trafficking, protecting and providing assistance to victims of human trafficking and prosecuting human trafficking offenders;
(4) develop and conduct training for law enforcement personnel and victims services providers to identify victims of human trafficking;
(5) examine the training protocols developed by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies related to dealing with human trafficking victims and offenders;
(6) assist in coordinating federal, state and local government agencies in the implementation of this 2008 act;
(7) implement a media awareness campaign in communities affected by human trafficking;
(8) develop recommendations on how to strengthen state and local efforts to prevent human trafficking, protect and assist human trafficking victims and prosecute human trafficking offenders; and
(9) submit an annual report of its activities, findings and recommendations, including any proposed legislation, in December of each year to the governor and the legislature.
C. The chair of the task force shall be the attorney general or the attorney general's designee, and the task force shall meet at the call of the chair.
D. The public members of the task force are entitled to per diem and mileage as provided in the Per Diem and Mileage Act [10-8-1 NMSA 1978] and shall receive no other perquisite, compensation or allowance.
E. The attorney general shall provide the staff for the task force.
F. The task force to combat human trafficking is terminated on July 1, 2016.
History: Laws 2008, ch. 17, § 3.
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