The board shall do all of the following:

(a) Collect and analyze information concerning medical and mental health services available to survivors of human trafficking in this state.

Terms Used In Michigan Laws 752.994

  • Board: means the human trafficking health advisory board created in section 3. See Michigan Laws 752.992
  • Human trafficking: means a violation of chapter LXVIIA of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750. See Michigan Laws 752.992
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o

(b) Identify state and local agencies within this state and other states, as well as within the federal government, that are involved with issues relating to human trafficking, and coordinate the dissemination of information concerning medical and mental health services available to survivors of human trafficking in this state.

(c) Meet annually with local health agencies to review the existing medical and mental health services available to assist survivors of human trafficking and establish a program to make those survivors better aware of the services that are available to them.

(d) Establish a program to improve public awareness of medical and mental health services available to survivors of human trafficking in this state.

(e) Review existing state laws and administrative rules relating to medical and mental health policies affecting survivors of human trafficking and make recommendations to the legislature and state agencies to improve those laws and rules to address medical and mental health services available to survivors of human trafficking in this state.

(f) File an annual report with the chairs of the committees concerned with health policy of the senate and the house of representatives regarding its activities under this act. The report shall be filed not later than February 1 of each year.