H.R. 3244 (106th): Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000


Nov 8, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 28, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 28, 2000.


Pub.L. 106-386


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2000
Length: 85 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To combat trafficking of persons, especially into the sex trade, slavery, and slavery-like conditions in the United States and countries around the world through prevention, through prosecution and enforcement against traffickers, and through protection and assistance to victims of trafficking.

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Related Bills

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S.Con.Res. 149 (Related)
A concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of H.R. 3244.

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Oct 12, 2000

H.Res. 613 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 6, 2000

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3244” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Nov 8, 1999
Reported by Committee
Nov 9, 1999
Passed House
May 9, 2000
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Jul 27, 2000
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by House
Oct 6, 2000
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Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Oct 11, 2000
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 28, 2000


37 cosponsors (19R, 17D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On the Conference Report
Oct 6, 2000 2:01 p.m.
Passed 371/1
Oct 11, 2000 4:32 p.m.
Decision of Chair Sustained 90/5
On the Conference Report
Oct 11, 2000 5 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 95/0

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