Florida cracks down on human trafficking with new ID scanning policies.

Florida legislators have successfully passed House Bill 989 which should help put an end to human trafficking in Florida’s popular adult entertainment industries.  The bill calls for the immediate implementation of age verification systems in all Florida gentleman’s clubs, the prohibition of minors from working in adult theaters, and the enhancement of punitive laws against those who receive financial gain from the practice of human trafficking.

COAST or Club Owners Against Sex Trafficking has been working extensively with lawmakers and Homeland Security agents over the past few years,  and these new guidelines and policies are the result of collaboration.

If you’d like to read a more in depth summary of the bill, click the link below.

http://www.flsenate.gov/Committees/billsummaries/2014/html/630