H.Res.1412 - Congratulating the Government of South Africa upon its first two successful convictions for human trafficking.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 05/27/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||07/01/2010 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||07/01/2010 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.1412 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (07/01/2010)
Congratulates the government of South Africa upon its first two successful convictions for human trafficking.
Recognizes the government of South Africa's efforts to combat trafficking.
Acknowledges the passage in South Africa of the Child Justice Act of 2008.
Calls on the government of South Africa to: (1) adopt the Prevention and Combating of Trafficking in Persons Bill; (2) prioritize anti-trafficking law enforcement during the 2010 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup; (3) increase awareness among government officials as to their responsibilities under the trafficking provisions of the Sexual Offenses and Children's Acts; and (4) adopt measures to protect vulnerable children from sexual and labor exploitation.
Urges the government of South Africa to prosecute tourists participating in commercial sexual exploitation of women and children during the 2010 World Cup.