H.R. 6496 (112th): To reauthorize grants to enhance State and local efforts to combat trafficking in persons.

Sep 21, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Mark Amodei
Representative for Nevada's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated
Sep 21, 2012
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3589 (Related)
Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2011

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Last Action: Dec 07, 2011

H.R. 2830 (Related)
Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 05, 2011


This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Sep 21, 2012
Referred to Committee Sep 21, 2012

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Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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Amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to authorize appropriations for FY2013-FY2017 to: (1) the Attorney General for protection and assistance for aliens who are victims of trafficking, and (2) the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to investigate severe forms of trafficking in persons.
Amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005 to authorize appropriations for FY2013-FY2017 to the Attorney General to make grants to states and local law enforcement agencies for programs to combat trafficking in persons.
Amends federal criminal code provisions regarding transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity to revise the definition of "illicit sexual conduct" to include: (1) sexual contact (currently limited to a sexual act) with a minor, and (2) production of child pornography.

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