Prop 35 would bring tougher penalties on human traffickers.
Prison terms would be increased, convicted human traffickers would have to register as sex offenders, all registered sex offenders would have to disclose their internet accounts, fines paid by convicted human traffickers would go toward helping victims and law enforcement would be trained on human trafficking.
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