Responding to Child Victims of Human Trafficking - North Carolina

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State Agency Responsibilities

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.

Training Requirement

Citation: 2017 N.C. ALS 151, § 5

In consultation with the North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission, the Department of Health and Human Services shall study the feasibility of training health-care providers, emergency medical providers, and relevant first responders in human trafficking identification and response and preventative tools and methods. The department shall report its findings and recommendations to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety, the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services, the Human Trafficking Commission, and the Governor no later than February 1, 2018.

Diversion From Prosecution

Citation: Gen. Stat. § 14-43.15

Any minor victim of a violation of § 14-43.11 (human trafficking), § 14-43.12 (involuntary servitude), or § 14-43.13 (sexual servitude) shall be alleged to be abused and neglected and the provisions of chapter 7B, subchapter I of the General Statutes shall apply.

Services and Supports for Victims

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.

Support for Anti-Trafficking Efforts

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