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Prop. 35:Human TraffickingIncreases criminal penalties for human trafficking, requires registration as sex offender.
Increases prison sentences and fines for human trafficking convictions. Requires convicted human traffickers to register as sex offenders. Requires registered sex offenders to disclose Internet activities and identities.
what your vote means
A YES vote on this measure means: Longer prison sentences and larger fines for committing human trafficking crimes.
A NO vote on this measure means: Existing criminal penalties for human trafficking would stay in effect.
Potential one-time local government costs of up to a few million dollars on a statewide basis, and lesser additional costs incurred each year, due to the new mandatory training requirements for certain law enforcement officers. Minor increase to state and local governments on the costs of incarcerating and supervising human trafficking offenders. Unknown amount of additional revenue from new criminal fees, likely not to exceed the low millions of dollars annually, which would fund services for human trafficking victims.
No change from status quo.
YES on 35—STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING. PREVENT THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN. Traffickers force women and children to sell their bodies on the streets and online. Prop. 35 fights back, with tougher sentencing, help for victims, protections for children online. Trafficking survivors; children’s and victims’ advocates urge: YES on 35.
Proposition 35 actually threatens many innocent people “My son, who served our country in the military and now attends college, could be labeled a human trafficker and have to register as a sex offender if I support him with money I
earn providing erotic services.”
Please Vote No.
|1||CHRIS M. KELLY||$2,360,000|
|2||CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSOCIATION||$498,064|
|3||PEACE OFFICERS RESEARCH ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA||$162,459|
|4||SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION||$75,000|
|5||NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION||$60,025|