Bill Text For HB2396 - Engrossed

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  |BILL NO. 2396                        By: Russ, Randleman, Conley and   |
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 4|                                         Stanley of the Senate         |
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 8|       An Act relating to schools; authorizing school                  |
  |       district boards to adopt policies regarding sex                 |
 9|       trafficking and exploitation prevention and awareness           |
  |       education programs for students; allowing school                |
10|       districts to offer certain students education                   |
  |       programs; directing school districts to partner with            |
11|       nonprofit organizations that will provide programs              |
  |       and literature without cost to school districts;                |
12|       providing list of topics included in programs;                  |
  |       providing program materials to school district and              |
13|       participating students and parents at no cost;                  |
  |       allowing certain nonprofit organizations to present             |
14|       sex trafficking and exploitation prevention and                 |
  |       education programs at institutions of higher                    |
15|       education; directing institutions of higher education           |
  |       to provide freshmen students the opportunity to                 |
16|       attend sex trafficking and exploitation prevention              |
  |       and education programs during freshmen orientation;             |
17|       providing list of topics included in programs;                  |
  |       providing program materials to students and parents             |
18|       at no cost; requiring program provider to incur costs           |
  |       of implementing prevention and education programs and           |
19|       program materials; providing for codification; and              |
  |       providing an effective date.                                    |
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23|BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:                  |
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 1|    SECTION 1.     NEW LAW     A new section of law to be codified     |
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 2|in the Oklahoma Statutes as Section 24-100.9 of Title 70, unless       |
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 3|there is created a duplication in numbering, reads as follows:         |
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 4|    A.  The board of education of each school district in this state   |
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 5|may adopt a policy regarding sex trafficking and exploitation          |
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 6|prevention and awareness education programs for students.              |
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 7|    B.  The board of education of each school district in this state   |
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 8|may provide schoolwide education programs to all students in grades    |
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 9|seven through twelve and staff addressing sex trafficking and          |
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10|exploitation prevention and awareness.  The board of education of      |
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11|each school district in this state may, if offered by nonprofit        |
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12|organizations that specialize in outreach and education programs on    |
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13|sex trafficking and exploitation, partner with such organizations      |
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14|and make available to school districts such literature which           |
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15|addresses sex trafficking and exploitation.  Such literature and       |
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16|services shall be at no cost to the school districts.  Beginning       |
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17|with the 2022-2023 school year, every school district may provide a    |
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18|two-hour sex trafficking and exploitation prevention and awareness     |
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19|training program for students in grades seven through twelve which     |
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20|specifically includes the following:                                   |
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21|    1.  Definitions and nature of sex trafficking and exploitation;    |
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22|    2.  Current laws of sex trafficking and exploitation in            |
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 1|    3.  Facts and statistics of sex trafficking and exploitation in    |
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 2|Oklahoma and throughout the United States;                             |
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 3|    4.  How sex traffickers profile victims;                           |
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 4|    5.  The role of online computer activity;                          |
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 5|    6.  How demand is created and the industries that influence sex    |
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 6|trafficking and exploitation;                                          |
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 7|    7.  How to identify a potential victim and what to do when a       |
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 8|person identifies a victim;                                            |
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 9|    8.  Understanding force, fraud and coercion;                       |
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10|    9.  Understanding how traffickers groom a victim;                  |
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11|    10.  The differences between prostitution, sex trafficking and     |
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12|exploitation;                                                          |
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13|    11.  The role that pornography plays in sex trafficking and        |
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14|exploitation;                                                          |
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15|    12.  Understanding the complexities of abuse, indoctrination and   |
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16|manipulation;                                                          |
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17|    13.  Understanding the physiological makeup of a sex trafficking   |
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18|victim;                                                                |
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19|    14.  Rescuing victims of sex trafficking and exploitation; and     |
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20|    15.  How to engage in the fight against sex trafficking and        |
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21|exploitation.                                                          |
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22|    C.  Program materials related to the sex trafficking and           |
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23|exploitation prevention and education programs shall be provided at    |
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 1|no cost to the school districts or participating students and          |
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 2|parents.                                                               |
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 3|    SECTION 2.     NEW LAW     A new section of law to be codified     |
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 4|in the Oklahoma Statutes as Section 3250 of Title 70, unless there     |
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 5|is created a duplication in numbering, reads as follows:               |
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 6|    A.  Upon the effective date of this act, the Oklahoma State        |
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 7|Regents for Higher Education shall allow, if offered by nonprofit      |
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 8|organizations that specialize in outreach and education programs on    |
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 9|sex trafficking and exploitation, a series of in-depth prevention      |
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10|and education programs regarding sex trafficking and exploitation to   |
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11|all freshmen students enrolled at institutions of higher education     |
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12|that are members of The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education.     |
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13|    B.  Institutions of higher education shall provide all freshmen    |
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14|students the opportunity to attend one of three on-campus, voluntary   |
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15|sex trafficking and exploitation prevention and education programs     |
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16|at any time, including during freshmen orientation activities, if      |
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17|offered by nonprofit organizations that specialize in outreach and     |
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18|education programs on sex trafficking and exploitation.  The sex       |
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19|trafficking and exploitation prevention and education programs shall   |
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20|specifically provide students the following:                           |
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21|    1.  Definitions and nature of sex trafficking and exploitation;    |
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22|    2.  Current laws of sex trafficking and exploitation in            |
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23|Oklahoma;                                                              |
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 1|    3.  Facts and statistics of sex trafficking and exploitation in    |
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 2|Oklahoma and throughout the United States;                             |
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 3|    4.  How sex traffickers profile victims;                           |
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 4|    5.  The role of online computer activity;                          |
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 5|    6.  How demand is created and the industries that influence sex    |
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 6|trafficking and exploitation;                                          |
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 7|    7.  How to identify a potential victim and what to do when a       |
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 8|person identifies a victim;                                            |
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 9|    8.  Understanding force, fraud and coercion;                       |
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10|    9.  Understanding how traffickers groom a victim;                  |
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11|    10.  The differences between prostitution, sex trafficking and     |
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12|exploitation;                                                          |
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13|    11.  The role that pornography plays in sex trafficking and        |
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14|exploitation;                                                          |
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15|    12.  Understanding the complexities of abuse, indoctrination and   |
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16|manipulation;                                                          |
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17|    13.  Understanding the physiological makeup of a sex trafficking   |
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18|victim;                                                                |
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19|    14.  Rescuing victims of sex trafficking and exploitation; and     |
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20|    15.  How to engage in the fight against sex trafficking and        |
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21|exploitation.                                                          |
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22|    C.  Program materials related to sex trafficking and               |
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23|exploitation prevention and education programs shall be provided at    |
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24|no cost to participating students and parents.  The program provider   |
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 1|shall be solely responsible for incurring all costs associated with    |
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 2|implementing prevention and education programs and related program     |
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 3|materials.                                                             |
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 4|    SECTION 3.  This act shall become effective November 1, 2021.      |
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 5|    Passed the House of Representatives the 2nd day of March, 2021.    |
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  |    Passed the Senate the ___ day of __________, 2021.                 |
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