H.R. 3589 (112th): Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2011

To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2012 and 2013 for the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.

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The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.



Dec 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2011
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Dec 7, 2011

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H.R. 3589 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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