Sexually Exploited Minors / Human Trafficking

CAI's work in this area includes the following:

  • SB 114 (Pavley), currently pending in the legislature, would extends the sunset date by three years for the discretionary pilot project in Los Angeles County regarding the development of a comprehensive, multidisciplinary model reflecting the best practices for the response of law enforcement and the criminal juvenile justice systems to identify, assess and address the needs of commercially sexually exploited children who have been arrested or detained by local law enforcement. (June 11, 2013)
  • SB 1279 (Pavley) gives statutory authority to the District Attorney’s office of Los Angeles County to develop a pilot project, contingent upon local funding, for the purposes of developing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary model to address the needs and effective treatment of commercially sexually exploited minors. Status: signed by the Governor on July 19, 2010 (Chapter 116, Statutes of 2010)