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S. 1848: Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017

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An original bill to amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to modify the criteria for determining whether countries are meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations, which set overall spending limits by agency or program, and authorizations, which direct how federal funds should (or should not) be used. Appropriation and authorization provisions are typically made for single fiscal years. A reauthorization bill like this one renews the authorizations of an expiring law.

Sponsor and status

Bob Corker

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Tennessee. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2017
Length: 28 pages
Introduced:

Sep 19, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Sep 19, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 19, 2017.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Sep 19, 2017
 
Introduced

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Sep 19, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1848 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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