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This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on December 21, 2010 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.
Last updated Dec 21, 2010.
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A bill to establish a grant program to benefit victims of sex trafficking, and for other purposes.
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S. 2925--111th Congress: Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Deterrence and Victims Support Act of 2010. (2009). In www.GovTrack.us. Retrieved March 14, 2014, from http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s2925
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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress.
The summary below was written by the House Republican Conference, which is the caucus of Republicans in the House of Representatives.
This summary can be found at http://www.gop.gov/bill/111/2/s2925.
S. 2925 would amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005 to authorize the Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs to award block grants to up to six state or local governments to combat sex trafficking. One of the grants would be required to be awarded to an entity with a state population fewer than 5 million. Funds authorized by the grant would be used to provide shelter to minor victims of trafficking, case management services, mental health counseling, legal services, and outreach and education programs. The Comptroller General of the Department of Justice would be required to conduct an audit of all six grantees awarded block grants.
S. 2925 would amend the Crime Control Act of 1990 to require the Attorney General’s annual statistical summary under such Act to include the total number of missing child reports and entries made to the NCIC database. Furthermore, it would require state law enforcement agencies to update the records of missing children with photographs taken within the previous 180 days and to notify the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children of missing children from foster homes or childcare institutions.
The bill would amend the Trafficking Victims Reauthorization Act of 2008 to require the inclusion of safe harbor provisions for children exploited through prostitution in model state antitrafficking statutes.
The bill would direct the United States Sentencing Commission to amend federal sentencing guidelines and policy statements to ensure that such guidelines provide an additional penalty for sex trafficking of children and other child abuse crimes.
The bill would amend the federal criminal code to expand protection of minor victims and witnesses from harassment or intimidation, impose a minimum one-year prison term for possession of certain child pornography, and allow the issuance of an administrative subpoena for the investigation of unregistered sex offenders by the U.S. Marshals Service.
"The bill would authorize to be appropriated to the Attorney General $15 million for each of the Fiscal Years 2012 through 2014."
CBO estimates that the net budget impact would not be significant in any year.
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