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S. 1312: Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017

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A bill to prioritize the fight against human trafficking in the United States.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2018
Length: 40 pages
Introduced:

Jun 7, 2017

Status:

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Sep 28, 2018

This bill was passed by Congress on September 28, 2018 and goes to the President next.

Prognosis:

99% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1312 will add $450 million in new spending through 2027.

History

Jun 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 15, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 22, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 29, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 11, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 28, 2018
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 28, 2018
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

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Signed by the President

S. 1312 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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