Text: H.R.2149 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/09/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2149


To amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to include financial criminal activities associated with the facilitation of severe forms of trafficking in persons within the factors considered as indicia of serious and sustained efforts to eliminate severe forms of trafficking in persons, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 9, 2019

Mr. Steil (for himself and Ms. Dean) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs


A BILL

To amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to include financial criminal activities associated with the facilitation of severe forms of trafficking in persons within the factors considered as indicia of serious and sustained efforts to eliminate severe forms of trafficking in persons, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Exposing the Financing of Human Trafficking Act”.

SEC. 2. Inclusion of financial criminal activities.

Subsection (b) of section 108 of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 is amended by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

“(13) Whether the government of the country vigorously investigates, seeks to prevent, and prosecutes financial criminal activities associated with the facilitation of severe forms of trafficking in persons.”.


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