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Laws on rape kits, child prostitution enacted by Gov. Ige

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    Gov. David Ige signed a bill banning sex trafficking as members of the Hawaii Women’s Legislative Caucus applauded Tuesday at the YWCA. Hawaii became the last state in the nation to explicitly ban sex trafficking.

County police departments have until Sept. 1 to report to the Hawaii attorney general’s office the number of untested rape kits that they have in storage under legislation signed into law Tuesday by Gov. David Ige. Read more

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