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H.R. 2219: End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2018

About the bill

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.

Context

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’ access to banking and financial funds. That’s the aim of ...

Sponsor and status

Edward “Ed” Royce

Sponsor. Representative for California's 39th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018
Length: 9 pages
Introduced:

Apr 27, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 10, 2018

This bill passed in the House on April 10, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

44% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 27, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 12, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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

Dec 13, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 14, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Foreign Affairs

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

Apr 6, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Apr 10, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2219 is 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.

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