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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
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.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
37 Cosponsors (25 Republicans, 12 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Noem, Hartzler, Bordallo Introduce Housing for Survivors of Sex Trafficking Act”
— Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD, 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, 2011-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 14, 2017
May 17, 2017
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Jun 28, 2017
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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.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2480. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act, H.R. 2480, 115th Cong. (2017).
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