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S. 1536 (115th): Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act

A bill to designate a human trafficking prevention coordinator and to expand the scope of activities authorized under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's outreach and education program to include human trafficking prevention activities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Amy Klobuchar

Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jul 12, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 3, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 3, 2018.

Law
Pub.L. 115-99
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Thune Bills to Combat Human Trafficking Signed Into Law
    — Sen. John Thune [R-SD] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 8, 2018

President Signs Heller-Backed Bill to Stop Online Sex Trafficking in Nevada
    — Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 11, 2018

The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of December 18, 2017
    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on Dec 18, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 1536 will add $1 million in new spending through 2022.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 3813: Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act

Ordered Reported on Nov 30, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jul 12, 2017
 
Introduced

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Aug 2, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 14, 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.

Oct 23, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Dec 19, 2017
 
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.

Jan 3, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1536 (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.

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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