To amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to expand the training for Federal Government personnel related to trafficking in persons, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 26, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
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14 Cosponsors (8 Republicans, 6 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Cicilline Helps Advance Package of House Bills to Combat Human Trafficking”
— Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 27, 2015
“ICYMI: Loudoun Times Op-Ed - Human Trafficking Is A Problem In NOVA”
— Rep. Barbara Comstock [R-VA10, 2015-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 23, 2015
Jul 23, 2014
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4449 (113th).
Jan 14, 2015
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Jan 26, 2015
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. 357 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 357. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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