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H.R. 611 (114th): Sex Trafficking Demand Reduction Act

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To amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 relating to determinations with respect to efforts of foreign countries to reduce demand for commercial sex acts under the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking.

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Sponsor and status

Randy Hultgren

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jan 28, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 28, 2015, 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).

Cosponsors

19 Cosponsors (18 Republicans, 1 Democrat)

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What legislators are saying

We Must Target the Buyers of Commercial Sex, Say Human Trafficking Experts at Capitol Hill Event
    — Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Mar 1, 2016

Hultgren to Moderate Capitol Hill Briefing: The Demand Factor in the Global Sex Trade: Human Trafficking as a Human Rights Crisis
    — Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Feb 4, 2016

Hultgren Reintroduces Legislation to Stifle Demand for Sex Slavery
    — Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Jan 28, 2015

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History

Jan 28, 2015
 
Introduced

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Oct 22, 2015
 
Considered by Environment and Climate Change

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Oct 28, 2015
 
Considered by Environment and Climate Change

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Nov 17, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

H.R. 611 (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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