Summary: H.R.53 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.53. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/03/2017)

Coordinated Assistance To Catch Human Traffickers Act of 2017 or the CATCH Traffickers Act of 2017

This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to establish and maintain a national database for human trafficking investigations.

It requires a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency that conducts a human trafficking investigation to enter information into the database. The Department of Justice must reduce by 20% the allocation of funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program for a state or local government that fails to comply.