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H.R. 295: End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2019

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To increase the role of the financial industry in combating human trafficking.

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Brian Fitzpatrick

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 8, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Jan 8, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Ordered Reported on Mar 7, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 7, 2019.

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

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What legislators are saying

Fitzpatrick, Keating Legislation to Cut Off Human Traffickers from Global Financial System Passes Committee
    — Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Sponsor) on Mar 7, 2019

Curtis Continues Fight Against Human Trafficking with OUR Tim Ballard and Rep. Crenshaw
    — Rep. John Curtis [R-UT3] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 7, 2019

Fitzpatrick, Keating Lead Effort to Cut Off Human Traffickers from the Global Financial System
    — Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Sponsor) on Jan 11, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 295 will add $1 million in new spending through 2029.


Jan 8, 2019

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Mar 7, 2019
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