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The DC Code: § 22-1833 Trafficking in labor or commercial sex acts.

Index22 Criminal Offenses and Penalties. (Refs & Annos)

It is unlawful for an individual or a business to recruit, entice, harbor, transport, provide, obtain, or maintain by any means a person, knowing, or in reckless disregard of the fact that:

Coercion will be used or is being used to cause the person to provide labor or services or to engage in a commercial sex act; or
The person is being placed or will be placed or kept in debt bondage.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For history of Law 18-239, see notes under § 22-1831. DC CODE § 22-1833 Current through December 11, 2012


(Oct. 23, 2010, D.C. Law 18-239, § 103, 57 DCR 5405.)