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


The text of the bill below is as of May 17, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2480

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 17, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

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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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act.

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Additional authorized use of Byrne JAG funds

Section 501(a)(1) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3751(a)(1)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

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Programs to combat human trafficking (including programs to reduce the demand for trafficked persons).

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