H.R. 1732 (113th): Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Human Trafficking Act of 2013


Apr 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Karen Bass

Representative for California's 37th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to better enable State child welfare agencies to prevent human trafficking of children and serve the needs of children who are victims of human trafficking, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/25/2013--Introduced.Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Human Trafficking Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and publish guidelines to assist state, Indian ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 25, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1732”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


52 cosponsors (40D, 12R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2730 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2011

S. 1823 (Related)
Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Human Trafficking Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2013

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