To prevent human trafficking in government contracting.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2012
Length: 12 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on March 26, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
24 Cosponsors (12 Republicans, 12 Democrats)
Ordered Reported — Jun 29, 2012
What legislators are saying
“Connolly's Legislation to Stop Human Trafficking in Government Contracting Passes Congress in NDAA”
— Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 20, 2012
“Connolly Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Stop Human Trafficking”
— Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 29, 2012
“The Hill: GOP, Dems come together to fight human trafficking by contractors in Iraq, Afghanistan”
— Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 27, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
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H.R. 4259 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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