Summary: S.Res.549 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (12/09/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) the abolition of modern-day slavery should be a priority of U.S. foreign and domestic policy; (2) the United States should continue to bring together governments, international organizations, nongovernmental organizations, and individuals to fight modern-day slavery; (3) the federal government should continue to expand protection and legal options for victims of modern-day slavery; (4) the abolition of modern-day slavery should be prioritized at the 2007 Group of 8 (G-8) Summit in Germany; and (5) U.S. trade policy should reflect the U.S. commitment to freedom for all people.