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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Securing the Assistance of Victims of Exploitation Act of 2015 (SAVE Act)

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To preserve the access of victims of trafficking to information about their eligibility to receive SNAP benefits.

Actions Overview (1)

01/06/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

01/26/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition.
Action By: Committee on Agriculture
01/06/2015Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/06/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 03/06/2015
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 03/06/2015
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13] 03/06/2015
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 03/06/2015
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 03/06/2015

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Agriculture01/06/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/06/2015)

Securing the Assistance of Victims of Exploitation Act of 2014 (SAVE Act)

Prohibits funds made available to carry out the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 from being used in contravention of provisions of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 expanding the eligibility of human trafficking victims to receive services and benefits under certain federal or state programs, such as the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program).