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  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
  • The house Passed July 24th, 2014
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      House Committee on Foreign Affairs
    IntroducedJune 6th, 2013

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What is it?

This bill would elevate the State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons to a Bureau. This change to bureau means appointing an Assistant Secretary who would report to the Secretary of State. Neither the number of personnel nor the budget would be increased. 

Impact

The bill impacts an office of the State Department.

Cost

A CBO cost is unavailable; the bill promises that the change is budget-neutral.

AKA

Human Trafficking Prioritization Act

Official Title

To prioritize the fight against human trafficking within the Department of State according to congressional intent in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 without increasing the size of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

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