Senator Padden on the passage of his comprehensive anti-trafficking bill

Audio FileWashington State’s 4th District Senator, Mike Padden, Chair of the Senate Law and Justice Committee, talks about his bill to make state anti-trafficking laws include expanding the definition of “communication with a minor for immoral purposes” to cover the purchase or sale of commercial sex acts and sex trafficking; add to the definition of first- and second-degree trafficking; and make the penalties for those who patronize child prostitutes stronger.