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H.R. 509: Human Trafficking Accountability Act

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To require the Attorney General to designate Human Trafficking Coordinators for Federal judicial districts, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Joyce Beatty

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Jan 11, 2019

Introduced on Jan 11, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 11, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Beatty, Wagner Team Up to Tackle Human Trafficking
    — Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3] (Sponsor) on Jan 18, 2019

Congresswoman Lee Marks 50th Anniversary of Higher Education Act by Calling for Action to Address Crippling Student Loan Debt
    — Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13] on Nov 9, 2015

Dropping Interest Rates for New Student Loans Highlights Need for Refinancing Options
    — Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13] on May 14, 2015

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Jan 11, 2019

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H.R. 509 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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