H. R. 2480
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 17, 2017
Mrs. Hartzler introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act.
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:
Programs to combat human trafficking (including programs to reduce the demand for trafficked persons).