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H.R. 459 (115th): Trafficking Survivors Relief Act of 2017

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To provide for the vacating of certain convictions and expungement of certain arrests of victims of human trafficking.

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Sponsor and status

Ann Wagner

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Jan 11, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 11, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

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).

Cosponsors

37 Cosponsors (25 Republicans, 12 Democrats)

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Position statements

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, 2013-2020] (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

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History

Jan 11, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 459 (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. 459. 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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