Gov't Code Section 405.023
Human Trafficking Prevention Business Partnership
(a)In this section, “partnership” means the human trafficking prevention business partnership.
(b)The secretary of state by rule shall establish and implement a program designated as the human trafficking prevention business partnership to:
(1)inform participating corporations and other private entities of the opportunity to support the trafficked persons program account established under Section 50.0153 (Establishment of Account), Health and Safety Code, by making a donation to the account; and
(2)engage participating corporations and other private entities in voluntary efforts to prevent and combat human trafficking.
(c)The secretary of state shall present a certificate of recognition to a participating corporation or private entity to recognize the corporation’s or entity’s contributions to the efforts of federal, state, and local officials engaged in combatting human trafficking and prosecuting human trafficking crimes.
(d)A corporation or other private entity that participates in the partnership shall:
(1)adopt a zero tolerance policy toward human trafficking;
(2)take measures to ensure that the corporation’s or entity’s employees comply with the policy adopted under Subdivision (1);
(3)participate in public awareness and education campaigns;
(4)enhance awareness of and encourage participation in the partnership; and
(5)share with the secretary of state best practices that are effective in combatting human trafficking.
(e)The secretary of state shall work collaboratively with other state agencies to promote the partnership.
(f)The secretary of state may use private and philanthropic resources to support the work of the partnership.
Section 405.023 — Human Trafficking Prevention Business Partnership,