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H.R. 468 (114th): Enhancing Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims of Youth Trafficking Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 27, 2015 (Referred to Senate Committee).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 468

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 27, 2015

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

AN ACT

To amend the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act to increase knowledge concerning, and improve services for, runaway and homeless youth who are victims of trafficking.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Enhancing Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims of Youth Trafficking Act of 2015.

2.

Amendments

The Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (42 U.S.C. 5701 et seq.) is amended—

(1)

in section 343(b)(5)—

(A)

in subparagraph (A) by inserting , severe forms of trafficking in persons (as defined in section 103(9) of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7102(9))), and sex trafficking (as defined in section 103(10) of such Act (22 U.S.C. 7102(10))) before the semicolon at the end;

(B)

in subparagraph (B) by inserting , severe forms of trafficking in persons (as defined in section 103(9) of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7102(9))), and sex trafficking (as defined in section 103(10) of such Act (22 U.S.C. 7102(10))) after assault; and

(C)

in subparagraph (C) by inserting , including such youth who are victims of trafficking (as defined in section 103(15) of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7102(15))) before the semicolon at the end; and

(2)

in section 351(a) by striking or sexual exploitation and inserting sexual exploitation, severe forms of trafficking in persons (as defined in section 103(9) of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7102(9))), or sex trafficking (as defined in section 103(10) of such Act (22 U.S.C. 7102(10))).

Passed the House of Representatives January 26, 2015.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk