City bill aimed at spotting human trafficking victims

By Yvonne Wenger

The Baltimore Sun

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December 29, 2014, 6:00AM

Baltimore hotels would be required to train their staffs to recognize signs of forced prostitution under proposed legislation that also would prohibit rooms from being rented for less than half a day.

City Councilman James B. Kraft said the anti-human trafficking bill is necessary to combat an "international plague" that Baltimore has a duty to address because of its proximity to the heavily traveled Interstate 95 corridor...