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Referred in Senate (07/13/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2480


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 13, 2017

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


AN ACT

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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act”.

SEC. 2. Additional authorized use of Byrne JAG funds.

Section 501(a)(1) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3751(a)(1)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(I) Programs to combat human trafficking (including programs to reduce the demand for trafficked persons).”.

Passed the House of Representatives July 12, 2017.

    Attest: karen l. haas,   
    Clerk