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Roundup: Safe Harbor passes, help for Charlotte Hall, racing bill amended, Fair Wages Act passed, and speaker honors society members

April 6, 2023

The House of Delegates unanimously gave final approval Tuesday on “Safe Harbor” legislation that would protect minors from being prosecuted for prostitution and other offenses based on sex and human trafficking. Sponsored by Sen. Jeff Waldstreicher (D-Montgomery), Senate Bill 292 would provide that persons 17 years old and younger not be prosecuted for certain offenses if the crime resulted from the minor being a victim of trafficking.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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