H.R.459 - Trafficking Survivors Relief Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] (Introduced 01/11/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.459 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/11/2017)
Trafficking Survivors Relief Act of 2017
This bill amends the federal criminal code to establish a process to vacate convictions and expunge arrests for criminal offenses committed by trafficking victims that directly result from or relate to having been a trafficking victim.
A trafficking victim may file a motion: (1) to vacate a conviction for a nonviolent offense that does not include a child victim (i.e., under age 18); (2) to expunge records of an arrest for a nonviolent offense that does not include a child victim; or (3) to expunge records of an arrest for an offense that is violent or that includes a child victim, if the charges are reduced, dismissed, or disposed of.