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senate Bill S. 1848

Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017

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Title

Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017

Official Title

An original bill to amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to modify the criteria for determining whether countries are meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking, and for other purposes.

Summary

Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to modify: (1) the criteria for determining whether countries are meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking, and (2) actions to be taken against countries that fail to meet such standards. The U.S. Agency for International Development shall incorporate child protection and anti-trafficking strategies into the development strategy for each country on the special watch list. The bill sets forth child soldier protection provisions. The U.S. Executive Director of each multilateral development bank shall initiate discussions to develop anti-human trafficking provisions in project development, procurement, and evaluation policies.

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      Committee on Foreign Relations
    IntroducedSeptember 19th, 2017
    Human trafficking is modern day slavery, and is worse than institutional slavery ever was. Do everything possible to defeat it.
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    Human trafficking is an enormous issue in this country but is barely talked about. We need to take more measures to try and eliminate it as I feel that not enough is being done.
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