To provide United States assistance for the purpose of eradicating trafficking in children in eligible countries through the implementation of Child Protection Compacts, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Christopher “Chris” Smith
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 4, 2009
Length: 17 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on June 4, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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117 Cosponsors (69 Democrats, 48 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Cardin, brownback and boxer introduce bill to prevent child trafficking”
— Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] on Mar 26, 2010
Jun 4, 2009
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H.R. 2737 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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