H.R.53 - CATCH Traffickers Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Introduced 01/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/12/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.53 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.