H. R. 3996
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 17, 2021
Mrs. Hartzler (for herself, Ms. Bass, Mr. Joyce of Ohio, Mr. Grothman, Mr. Cawthorn, Mr. Bacon, Ms. Salazar, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Rice of South Carolina, Mr. Stauber, Mr. Williams of Texas, Mr. Crawford, Mr. McKinley, Mr. Owens, Mrs. Miller-Meeks, and Mrs. Axne) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include an additional permissible use of amounts provided as grants under the Byrne JAG program, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Empowering Law Enforcement To Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act of 2021.
Additional authorized use of Byrne JAG funds
Section 501(a)(1) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (34 U.S.C. 10152(a)(1)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
Programs to combat human trafficking (including programs to reduce the demand for trafficked persons).