What is the legal definition of human trafficking in Kansas?
For the purpose of getting a protection from stalking, sexual assault, or human trafficking order, “human trafficking” is when someone is the victim of any of the following acts:
- human trafficking or aggravated human trafficking;
- commercial sexual exploitation of a child; or
- selling sexual relations1 (the trafficker forces the victim to perform the sexual acts).
Note: The trafficker does not have to be arrested or charged with one of these crimes in order for you to apply for this protection order but you must allege that the trafficker committed an act that would be considered one of these crimes.2
1 Kan. Stat. §§ 60–31a02(a); 21-5426; 21-6419; 21-6422
2 See generally Kan. Stat. §§ 60–31a01; 60–31a05