Legislative Action Center

State Policy Action

New York

Make 2016 the year that New York enacts a sex trafficking law that specifically protects children! Show your support for Senate Bill 6894/Assembly Bill 9453!


Senate Bill 851 would establish key protections for juvenile sex trafficking victims in Pennsylvania. Encourage your Senator to endorse this crucial bill!

Raise Your Grade Campaign

Alert your elected officials of your state’s Protected Innocence Challenge Report Card and encourage them to continue to combat domestic minor sex trafficking.

Click on your state below to urge your state legislators to prioritize legislation that protects children in your state from sex trafficking and offers access to justice for those exploited.

Success Stories


Senate Bill 1322 prevents juvenile sex trafficking victims from being criminalized for their own victimization!


Success!  This year Hawaii enacted its first law criminalizing sex trafficking!  House Bill 1902 is a key step forward!

New Hampshire

House Bill 1628 holds buyers accountable and ensures that all commercially sexually exploited children are identified as juvenile sex trafficking victims!


House Bill 1224 promotes identification of juvenile sex trafficking victims as victims of abuse and provides access to needed services!


Connecticut’s House Bill 5621 has been enacted! This bill prevents commercially sexually exploited children from being prosecuted for prostitution and blamed for their own victimization.

Kids Are Not For Sale in Virginia Coalition

The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA)

Learn more about this historic bill and read the press release on its passage.


House Bill 545 prevents juvenile sex trafficking victims from being criminalized for their own victimization and promotes access to needed services, has been signed into law!  Click the link to thank Governor Scott!


House Bill 2425 increases protections for older minors and holds all buyers who purchase sex with minors accountable!


Senate Bill 133 and House Bill 681  provide juvenile sex trafficking victims with an important civil remedy!  Thank you Virginia!