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 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 14, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 27, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
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24 Cosponsors (20 Republicans, 4 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Walker Introduces Bill to Combat Human Trafficking, Building on Past Success”
— Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6, 2015-2020] (Sponsor) on Sep 8, 2016
“Meadows, Walker: The Fight to End Trafficking Takes a Crucial Step Forward”
— Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11, 2013-2020] (Co-sponsor) on May 19, 2015
Jan 21, 2015
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Jan 27, 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.
Mar 4, 2015
Considered by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 14, 2015
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
H.R. 460 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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