Missing children and trafficked children.

Authors: Representative Randy Truitt

Co-authors: Representative Melanie Wright, Representative Sheila Klinker, Representative Kevin Mahan, Representative Casey Cox, Representative Dale DeVon, Representative Cindy Ziemke, Representative Ronald Bacon, Representative David Frizzell, Representative Christina Hale, Representative Vanessa Summers, Representative Linda Lawson, Representative Terri Jo Austin, Representative Robert Morris, Representative Dan Forestal, Representative Kathy Richardson, Representative Robert Behning, Representative Thomas Saunders, Representative Peggy Mayfield, Representative Heath VanNatter, Representative Julie Olthoff, Representative Holli Sullivan, Representative Michael Karickhoff, Representative John Price, Representative Edward Clere, Representative Richard Hamm, Representative Milo Smith, Representative William Friend, Representative Randall Frye, Representative Terry Goodin, Representative Charles Moseley, Representative Gail Riecken, Representative David Niezgodski, Representative Jim Lucas, Representative Wendy McNamara, Representative Gregory Porter, Representative Bill Fine

Sponsors: Senator Randall Head, Senator Erin Houchin, Senator Ron Alting

Co-Sponsors: Senator Brandt Hershman, Senator Vaneta Becker, Senator Earline Rogers, Senator Jon Ford, Senator Joseph Zakas, Senator Patricia Miller, Senator Douglas Eckerty, Senator Lonnie Randolph


Requires the superintendent of the state police department to: (1) provide a written informational pamphlet that includes information concerning the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the National Runaway Safeline; and (2) distribute the pamphlet to every law enforcement agency. Requires a law enforcement agency to provide the pamphlet to a person making a report of a missing child at the time the person makes the report. Provides a defense to the crime of prostitution if the person was a child who was a victim or alleged victim of human or sexual trafficking at the time the person engaged in the prohibited conduct. Requires a law enforcement agency to immediately contact the department of child services if the law enforcement agency detains an alleged victim of human or sexual trafficking who is less than 18 years of age.