BILL NUMBER: SB 1230 AMENDED
AMENDED IN SENATE APRIL 21, 2010
AMENDED IN SENATE APRIL 7, 2010
AMENDED IN SENATE MARCH 24, 2010
INTRODUCED BY Senator DeSaulnier
FEBRUARY 19, 2010
An act to add Part 12.5 (commencing with Section 2696) to Division
2 of the Labor Code, relating to human trafficking.
LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST
SB 1230, as amended, DeSaulnier. Employment: posting requirements.
Existing law requires employers to post various employment-related
information for employees, including information relating to the
payment of wages, workers' compensation, and discrimination in
This bill would require employers to post information related to
slavery and human trafficking, including information related to
2 a nonprofit organizations
organization that provide
provides services in support of the elimination of slavery
and human trafficking.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes.
State-mandated local program: no.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. Part 12.5 (commencing with Section 2696) is added to
Division 2 of the Labor Code, to read:
PART 12.5. HUMAN TRAFFICKING
2696. (a) An employer shall , as soon as practicable,
post in a conspicuous location frequented by employees a notice in
substantially the following form:
""Victims of slavery and human trafficking are
protected under United States and California law.
If you or someone you know is being forced to
engage in any activity and cannot leave - whether
it is commercial sex, housework, farm work, or
any other activity - call the number s below to
access help and services:
Call the National Human Trafficking Resource
Center at 1-888-373-7888 or the California
Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
(CAST) at 1-888-KEY-2-FRE(EDOM) or 1-888-539-2373.
Center at 1-888-373-7888.
The toll-free hotline s are
b7 Available 24 hours a day, 7
days a week.
b7 Operated by a nonprofit,
nongovernmental organization s .
b7 Anonymous and confidential.
b7 Accessible in more than 1
7 0 languages.
b7 Able to provide help, referral
to services, training, and
(b) The Labor Commissioner shall determine in what languages the
notice required by subdivision (a) shall be printed.
2697. The Labor Commissioner shall enforce this part.