H.R. 2200: Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017

To reauthorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 27, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported by Committee on May 3, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 3, 2017.

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2017
Length: 44 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 3, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2200 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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