H.R. 514: Human Trafficking Prioritization Act

Introduced:

Jan 22, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jan 26, 2015

This bill passed in the House on January 26, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 27, 2015
Length: 9 pages

Prognosis:

25% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To prioritize the fight against human trafficking within the Department of State according to congressional intent in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 without increasing the size of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

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History

Jan 22, 2015
 
Introduced

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Jan 26, 2015
 
Passed House

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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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