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H.R. 5664 (116th): LIFT Act

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To amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to ensure adequate time for the preparation of the annual Trafficking in Persons Report, require the timely provision of information to the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons and the Bureau of Diplomatic Security of the Department of State regarding the number and location of visa denials based, in whole or in part, on grounds related to human trafficking, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Michael McCaul

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 10th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2020
Length: 8 pages
Introduced
Jan 21, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6395: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
Enacted — Veto Overridden on Jan 1, 2021. (compare text)
Cosponsors

11 Cosponsors (6 Republicans, 5 Democrats)

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What legislators are saying

McCaul Applauds House Passage of FY2021 NDAA
    — Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10] (Sponsor) on Dec 8, 2020

the weekly leader: friday, september 18, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 19, 2020

My Votes – Week of September 21st
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on Sep 25, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 5664 will add $3 million in new spending through 2025.

History

Jan 21, 2020
 
Introduced

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Mar 4, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 18, 2020
 
Text Published

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Sep 22, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 5664 (116th) 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 H.R. 5664. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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