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Bill to ease California's prostitution penalties passes Senate

Posted By Paula Collis, Wednesday, May 4, 2016

California senators passed a bill Monday to repeal mandatory jail times and driver's license restrictions on people arrested for prostitution. 

"Mandatory minimum jail terms for prostitution are an expensive and highly-flawed policy, and should not be forced upon the victims of human trafficking," Sen. Bill Monning, a Carmel Democrat, said on the Senate Floor Monday before his colleagues voted to approve hisSB 1129.

Read the whole story at ABC 10

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