H.R.5135 - Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery Act of 2014113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large] (Introduced 07/17/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/24/2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.5135 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (07/23/2014)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery Act of 2014 - Requires the Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking to conduct a review that: (1) surveys federal and state activities to deter individuals from committing trafficking offenses and to prevent children from becoming trafficking victims; (2) surveys academic literature on deterring individuals from committing trafficking offenses, preventing children from becoming trafficking victims, and the commercial sexual exploitation of children; and (3) identifies best practices and strategies to deter such actions.
Requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report to Congress regarding: (1) federal and state law enforcement efforts to combat human trafficking in the United States, and (2) information on each relevant federal grant program.
Amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to authorize grants for programs that provide housing assistance to victims of trafficking.