45-5-702. Trafficking of persons. (1) A person commits the offense of trafficking of persons if the person purposely or knowingly:
(a) recruits, transports, transfers, harbors, receives, provides, obtains, isolates, maintains, or entices another person intending or knowing that the person will be subjected to involuntary servitude or sexual servitude; or
(b) benefits, financially or by receiving anything of value, from participation in a venture that has subjected another person to involuntary servitude or sexual servitude.
(2) (a) Except as provided in subsection (2)(b), a person convicted of the offense of trafficking of persons shall be imprisoned in the state prison for a term of not more than 15 years, fined an amount not to exceed $50,000, or both.
(b) A person convicted of the offense of trafficking of persons shall be imprisoned in the state prison for a term of not more than 50 years and may be fined not more than $100,000 if:
(i) the violation involves aggravated kidnapping, sexual intercourse without consent, or deliberate homicide; or
(ii) the victim was a child.
History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 285, L. 2015.