S. 575 (114th): HERO Act of 2015

A bill to continue operation of the Human Exploitation Rescue Operative (HERO) Child Rescue Corps, a Cyber Crimes Center, a Child Exploitation Investigations Unit, a Computer Forensics Unit, and a Cyber Crimes Unit to support the mission of the Homeland Security Investigations directorate of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement to combat the exploitation of children.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 25, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Referred to Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on February 25, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 178: Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015
Enacted — Signed by the President on May 29, 2015. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Mark Kirk

Senator from Illinois

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2015
Length: 14 pages

History

Feb 25, 2015
 
Introduced

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S. 575 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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