To provide for the vacating of certain convictions and expungement of certain arrests of victims of human trafficking.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017
Length: 16 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on January 11, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Paulsen Backs Next Step to Help Victims of Human Trafficking”
— Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3, 2009-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 12, 2017
“PHOTOS & VIDEO: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Recognized as Champion for Human Trafficking Survivors”
— Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI2] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 30, 2018
“Smucker Joins Bipartisan Effort to Combat Human Trafficking”
— Rep. Lloyd Smucker [R-PA11] (Co-sponsor) on May 25, 2017
Sep 28, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6292 (114th).
Jan 11, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 5, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3627.
H.R. 459 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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