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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 456
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F.S. 456.0341
456.0341 Requirements for instruction on human trafficking.The requirements of this section apply to each person licensed or certified under chapter 457; chapter 458; chapter 459; chapter 460; chapter 461; chapter 463; chapter 465; chapter 466; part II, part III, part V, or part X of chapter 468; chapter 480; or chapter 486.
(1) By January 1, 2021, each licensee or certificateholder shall complete a board-approved, or department-approved if there is no board, 1-hour continuing education course on human trafficking. The course must address both sex trafficking and labor trafficking, how to identify individuals who may be victims of human trafficking, how to report cases of human trafficking, and resources available to victims.
(2) Each licensing board that requires a licensee or certificateholder to complete a course pursuant to this section must include the hour required for completion in the total hours of continuing education required by law for such profession.
(3) By January 1, 2021, the licensees or certificateholders shall post in their place of work in a conspicuous place accessible to employees a sign at least 11 inches by 15 inches in size, printed in a clearly legible font and in at least a 32-point type, which substantially states in English and Spanish:

“If you or someone you know is being forced to engage in an activity and cannot leave, whether it is prostitution, housework, farm work, factory work, retail work, restaurant work, or any other activity, call the National Human Trafficking Resource Center at 888-373-7888 or text INFO or HELP to 233-733 to access help and services. Victims of slavery and human trafficking are protected under United States and Florida law.”

History.s. 2, ch. 2019-152.