TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-67.1
Uniform Act on Prevention of and Remedies for Human Trafficking

SECTION 11-67.1-8


§ 11-67.1-8. Business entity liability.

(a) A person that is a business entity may be prosecuted for an offense under §§ 11-67.1-3 – 11-67.1-7 only if:

(1) The entity knowingly engages in conduct that constitutes human trafficking; or

(2) An employee or nonemployee agent of the entity engages in conduct that constitutes human trafficking and the conduct is part of a pattern of activity in violation of this chapter for the benefit of the entity, which the entity knew was occurring and failed to take effective action to stop.

(b) When a person that is a business entity is prosecuted for an offense under §§ 11-67.1-3 – 11-67.1-7, the court may consider the severity of the entity's conduct and order penalties in addition to those otherwise provided for the offense, including:

(1) A fine of not more than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) per offense;

(2) Disgorgement of profit from activity in violation of this chapter; and

(3) Debarment from state and local government contracts.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2017, ch. 232, § 2; P.L. 2017, ch. 260, § 2.)