2022 Legislation Update
Texas Human Trafficking Awareness Training for Hotel Employees On May 18, 2021
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed legislation (HB 390) mandating that hotel, motel, inn, or similar business operators with more than 10 rooms offering fee-based temporary lodging require each of their employees to complete an annual human trafficking awareness and prevention training program.
The training program, including any supporting supplemental training material, must:
The training program must include:
The training may be offered in person or online. Online training must require employees to read all the course materials, view all the videos, complete all the coursework, and certify its completion before they get a completion certificate.
The law includes recordkeeping and posting requirements, enforcement provisions, and retaliation protections for employees who report suspected human trafficking. The law is effective January 1, 2022.
Contact us if you would like to set up a training: 979-353-1137