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S. 1118 (113th): Child Sex Trafficking Data and Response Act of 2013

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

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Sponsor and status

Ron Wyden

Sponsor. Senator for Oregon. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2013
Length: 11 pages
Jun 7, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 7, 2013, 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).


16 Cosponsors (12 Democrats, 4 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Blumenthal, Portman Applaud Successful FBI Crackdown On Child Sex Trafficking
    — Sen. Richard Blumenthal [D-CT] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 29, 2013

Hatch, Baucus Laud Finance Committee Action on Proposals to Strengthen & Improve Child Welfare in America
    — Sen. Orrin Hatch [R-UT, 1977-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 12, 2013

Portman, Blumenthal Applaud Successful FBI Crackdown on Child Sex Trafficking
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 29, 2013

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Jun 7, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1118 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1118. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

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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