H.R.3942 - Housing for Survivors of Sex Trafficking Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hartzler, Vicky [R-MO-4] (Introduced 10/04/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Financial Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/16/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3942 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/04/2017)
Housing for Survivors of Sex Trafficking Act
This bill amends the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 to include sex trafficking victims as eligible participants in the transitional housing assistance grant program.
The bill permits a grant recipient to condition the receipt of benefits or the provision of housing on a program participant's involvement in certain activities, including confidential counseling and evaluations, as necessary to ensure the accurate placement of the victim in the program.