Severe Forms of Trafficking in Persons Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 22 USCS § 7102 (8) [Title 22. Foreign Relations and Intercourse; Chapter 78. Trafficking Victims Protection], the term severe forms of trafficking in persons means--

“(A) sex trafficking in which a commercial sex act is induced by force, fraud, or coercion, or in which the person induced to perform such act has not attained 18 years of age; or

(B) the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud, or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage, or slavery.”