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Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Empowering Financial Institutions to Fight Human Trafficking Act of 2018

Short Titles as Reported to House

Empowering Financial Institutions to Fight Human Trafficking Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced

Empowering Financial Institutions to Fight Human Trafficking Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To allow nonprofit organizations to register with the Secretary of the Treasury and share information on activities that may involve human trafficking or money laundering with financial institutions and regulatory authorities, under a safe harbor that offers protections from liability, in order to better identify and report potential human trafficking or money laundering activities.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
09/26/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 297 - 124 (Roll no. 408).(text: CR H9052-9053)
09/26/2018Reported by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 115-981.
09/06/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (14)

Date Chamber
09/27/2018SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
09/26/2018-5:51pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/26/2018-5:51pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 297 - 124 (Roll no. 408). (text: CR H9052-9053)
09/26/2018-5:43pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H9059)
09/26/2018-4:54pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
09/26/2018-4:35pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6729.
09/26/2018-4:35pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H9052-9056)
09/26/2018-4:34pmHouseMr. Tipton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
09/26/2018HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 766.
09/26/2018HouseReported by the Committee on Financial Services. H. Rept. 115-981.
09/13/2018HouseOrdered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 44 - 5.
09/13/2018HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
09/06/2018HouseReferred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
09/06/2018HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (7)


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Financial Services09/06/2018 Referred to
09/13/2018 Markup by
09/26/2018 Reported by H. Rept. 115-981
Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs09/27/2018 Referred to

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Passed House without amendment (09/26/2018)

Empowering Financial Institutions to Fight Human Trafficking Act of 2018

(Sec. 2) This bill allows a qualified nonprofit organization to share information with financial institutions and other authorities regarding possible human trafficking or related money laundering activities. The Department of the Treasury must determine which financial institutions are eligible to receive this information. Nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, and other authorities shall not be held liable for sharing this information in compliance with specified regulations.