About the bill
Update: Shortly after this bill passed the House by 405–2, GovTrack Insider wrote in our summary that we could not find any public statements of opposition to the legislation. After publication, we were subsequently informed of opposition by an advocacy group. The article has been updated to reflect their statement.
There aren’t many bills co-sponsored by both Marco Rubio and Elizabeth Warren, but one is the End Banking for Human Traffickers Act, which recently passed the House.
Though great strides have already been made to combat it, the human trafficking industry still generates $150 billion in illegal profits per year, according to the FACT Coalition. That makes it the third-most valuable illegal practice.
One way of halting the practice could be by cutting off the human traffickers ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018
Length: 9 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 10, 2018 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Maloney Joins Rep. Royce in Applauding Unanimous Committee Passage of Bill to Combat Human Trafficking”
— Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 13, 2017
What stakeholders are saying
H.R. 2219 (115th) 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2219. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2018, H.R. 2219, 115th Cong. (2017).
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