To preserve the access of victims of trafficking to information about their eligibility to receive SNAP benefits.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 29, 2014
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on July 29, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“congresswoman sheila Jackson Lee introduces h.r. 5238, save act of 2014, which will help secure vital assistance needed to win the fight against the scourge of human trafficking”
— Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18] (Sponsor) on Jul 29, 2014
Jul 29, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 5238 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2019). H.R. 5238 — 113th Congress: Securing the Assistance of Victims of Exploitation Act of 2014 (SAVE Act). Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr5238
“H.R. 5238 — 113th Congress: Securing the Assistance of Victims of Exploitation Act of 2014 (SAVE Act).” www.GovTrack.us. 2014. October 19, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr5238>
Securing the Assistance of Victims of Exploitation Act of 2014 (SAVE Act), H.R. 5238, 113th Cong. (2014).
|title=H.R. 5238 (113th)
|accessdate=October 19, 2019
|author=113th Congress (2014)
|date=July 29, 2014
|quote=Securing the Assistance of Victims of Exploitation Act of 2014 (SAVE Act)
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.