Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a victim of trafficking may bring a civil action against a person who pleads guilty to or is convicted of a human trafficking offense to recover actual damages sustained by the victim, court costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, and punitive damages determined by the court. Provides that an action commenced under the provision shall be filed within 10 years after the latest of the following events: (1) the final order in the related case; (2) the victim's emancipation from the defendant; or (3) the victim's 18th birthday.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Provides that if an applicant or victim is engaged in a legal proceeding involving a claim that the applicant or victim is a victim of human trafficking, the victim or applicant meets the notification and cooperation with law enforcement requirements to be eligible for compensation under the Act.