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Trafficking Survivors Relief Act of 2017
To provide for the vacating of certain convictions and expungement of certain arrests of victims of human trafficking.
Trafficking Survivors Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to establish a process to vacate convictions and expunge arrests for criminal offenses committed by trafficking victims that directly result from or relate to having been a trafficking victim. A trafficking victim may file a motion: (1) to vacate a conviction for a nonviolent offense that does not include a child victim (i.e., under age 18); (2) to expunge records of an arrest for a nonviolent offense that does not include a child victim; or (3) to expunge records of an arrest for an offense that is violent or that includes a child victim, if the charges are reduced, dismissed, or disposed of.
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Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism and Homeland SecurityIntroducedJanuary 11th, 2017
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