Summary: S.1517 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/29/2017)

HERO Improvements Act of 2017

This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide statutory authority for the Human Exploitation Rescue Operation (HERO) Child-Rescue Corps Program within the Cyber Crimes Center of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The HERO Child-Rescue Corps Program, operated in partnership with the Department of Defense and the National Association to Protect Children, must recruit, train, equip, and employ wounded, ill, and injured veterans and other members of the military to combat and prevent child exploitation.