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A. Human trafficking victims shall:

1. Be housed in an appropriate shelter as soon as practicable;

2. Not be detained in facilities inappropriate to their status as crime victims;

3. Not be jailed, fined, or otherwise penalized due to having been trafficked;

4. Receive prompt medical care, mental health care, food, and other assistance, as necessary;

5. Have access to legal assistance, information about their rights, and translation services, as necessary; and

6. Be provided protection if the safety of the victim is at risk or if there is a danger of additional harm by recapture of the victim by a trafficker, including:

a. Taking measures to protect trafficked persons and their family members from intimidation and threats of reprisals; and

b. Ensuring that the names and identifying information of trafficked persons and their family members are not disclosed to the public.

B. Any person who is a victim of human trafficking may file a civil action against the alleged perpetrator or perpetrators in the Osage Nation Court. The court may award actual damages, punitive damages, reasonable attorney fees, and other costs reasonably incurred. Any civil action filed pursuant to this subsection shall be stayed during the pendency of any criminal action arising out of the same occurrence in which the claimant is the victim.

C. The Attorney General is authorized to enter into agreements with the county departments of health to require posting of the rights contained in this section along with the hotline number for publication in public locations. ONCA 22-33, eff. Apr. 25, 2022.