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H.R. 2480 (115th): Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act

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To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include an additional permissible use of amounts provided as grants under the Byrne JAG program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Vicky Hartzler

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 17, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 12, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

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Noem, Hartzler, Bordallo Introduce Housing for Survivors of Sex Trafficking Act
    — Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 4, 2017

Bill Flores Statements on Passage of NDAA and Bills to Combat Human Trafficking
    — Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 14, 2017

VIDEO: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Delivers House Floor Remarks to Improve Law Enforcement and Awareness Programs to Fight Human Trafficking
    — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] on Jul 12, 2017

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History

May 17, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 28, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 12, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 2480 (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.

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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