Pr. George’s Council bill would ban hotels’ hourly rates to discourage sex trafficking

By Arelis R. Hernández September 23  

Prince George’s County Council member Karen Toles (D-Suitland), in response to a growing human-trafficking problem in the county, introduced a bill Tuesday that would prohibit hotels and motels from renting rooms at hourly rates.

The legislation was a policy recommendation from the county’s human-trafficking task force, established in 2013...