Legislation sponsored by Assemblywomen Serena DiMaso (R-Monmouth) and Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) strengthens the regulation of massage and bodywork establishment in order to combat prostitution and human trafficking was approved by the Assembly Homeland Security Committee today.
“The massage industry is a hotbed of human trafficking,” said DiMaso. “This bill reins in an out-of-control industry. Changing the rules will protect trafficking victims. We will shut down facilities profiting from illegal activities.”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Human Trafficking, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Bodywork, Human Trafficking, Illicit Massage Parlors, Massage, Monmouth County News, New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy, Polaris Project, prostitution, Senator Declan O'Scanlon, Senator Tom Kean Jr | Comments Off on DiMaso’s bill would crackdown on illegal massage parlors, thwart human trafficking