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S. 1312 (115th): Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017


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

Sponsor and status

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2018
Length: 16 pages
Introduced
Jun 7, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 2018.

Law
Pub.L. 115-393
Cosponsors

26 Cosponsors (14 Republicans, 12 Democrats)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Q&A: Human Trafficking
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Sponsor) on Sep 22, 2017

Grassley Statement on Nominations and Bills to Reduce Human Trafficking
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Sponsor) on Jun 29, 2017

Grassley Statement at Executive Business Meeting on District Court Nominations, Trafficking Victims Protection Act, Abolish Human Trafficking Act
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Sponsor) on Jun 15, 2017

More statements at ProPublica Represent...

What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1312 will add $450 million in new spending through 2027.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 4601: Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017

Introduced on Dec 7, 2017. 80% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1808: Improving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act of 2017

Passed House (Senate next) on May 23, 2017. 92% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 3354: Missing Children’s Assistance Act of 2018

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 2018. 83% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 7271: Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking Act

Introduced on Dec 12, 2018. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 1392: Public-Private Partnership Advisory Council to End Human Trafficking Act

Introduced on Jun 21, 2017. 70% incorporated. (compare text)

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

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.

Dec 17, 2018
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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 by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 21, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1312 (115th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1312. 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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