Masto wants to pass legislation giving harsher punishment to sex trafficking

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Updated: 2/20/2013 1:20 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (KRNV & -- Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto is trying to get a new bill passed that will give harsher punishment to crimes involving sex trafficking.

Masto introduced the bill to a joint committee this morning. The committee heard emotional testimony from victims and victims' families about the horrors behind the crime with several calling it modern day slavery.

Masto says the bill also includes a restitution piece that looks into services for victims.

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