To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to train Department of Homeland Security personnel how to effectively deter, detect, disrupt, and prevent human trafficking during the course of their primary roles and responsibilities, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 24, 2014
Length: 5 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 23, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.
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9 Cosponsors (5 Republicans, 4 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Meadows' Bill to Combat Human Trafficking Passes House”
— Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11, 2013-2020] (Sponsor) on Jul 24, 2014
“Maloney supports new anti-sex trafficking measures”
— Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] on Jul 25, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
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Jul 23, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 5116 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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