Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013

Justice for Victims of Trafficking ActJustice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 (H.R. 3530; 113th Congress)
The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 is a bill that would authorize the appropriation of $25 million annually over the 2015-2019 period for the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide grants to states and other recipients aimed at improving the enforcement of laws against human trafficking and to assist victims of such crimes.wikipedia
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Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000

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Establishes in the Treasury the Domestic Trafficking Victims' Fund into which such penalties shall be deposited and which shall be used in FY2015-FY2019 to award grants or enhance victims' programming under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005, and the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990.

Ted Poe

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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 was introduced into the United States House of Representatives on November 19, 2013 by Rep. Ted Poe (R, TX-2).
Poe introduced the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 and the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015, a bill to combat human trafficking.

Authorization bill

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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 is a bill that would authorize the appropriation of $25 million annually over the 2015-2019 period for the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide grants to states and other recipients aimed at improving the enforcement of laws against human trafficking and to assist victims of such crimes.

Appropriations bill (United States)

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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 is a bill that would authorize the appropriation of $25 million annually over the 2015-2019 period for the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide grants to states and other recipients aimed at improving the enforcement of laws against human trafficking and to assist victims of such crimes.

United States Department of Justice

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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 is a bill that would authorize the appropriation of $25 million annually over the 2015-2019 period for the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide grants to states and other recipients aimed at improving the enforcement of laws against human trafficking and to assist victims of such crimes.

The Hill (newspaper)

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According to newspaper The Hill, the bill would "impose an additional fine of $5,000 on any person convicted of crimes related to sex trafficking, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation of children or human smuggling."

United States House of Representatives

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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 was introduced into the United States House of Representatives on November 19, 2013 by Rep. Ted Poe (R, TX-2). The bill was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress.

United States Department of State

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The United States Department of State has estimated that between 14,000-175,000 people annually are trafficked for sex, labor, or other types of exploitation into the United States.

Congressional Research Service

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This summary is based largely on the summary provided by the Congressional Research Service, a public domain source.

Public domain

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This summary is based largely on the summary provided by the Congressional Research Service, a public domain source.

Title 18 of the United States Code

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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 would amend the federal criminal code to impose an additional penalty of $5,000 on any person or entity convicted of crimes relating to: (1) peonage, slavery, and trafficking in persons; (2) sexual abuse; (3) sexual exploitation and other abuse of children; (4) transportation for illegal sexual activity; or (5) human smuggling in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 would amend the federal criminal code to impose an additional penalty of $5,000 on any person or entity convicted of crimes relating to: (1) peonage, slavery, and trafficking in persons; (2) sexual abuse; (3) sexual exploitation and other abuse of children; (4) transportation for illegal sexual activity; or (5) human smuggling in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Slavery

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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 would amend the federal criminal code to impose an additional penalty of $5,000 on any person or entity convicted of crimes relating to: (1) peonage, slavery, and trafficking in persons; (2) sexual abuse; (3) sexual exploitation and other abuse of children; (4) transportation for illegal sexual activity; or (5) human smuggling in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Child sexual abuse

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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 would amend the federal criminal code to impose an additional penalty of $5,000 on any person or entity convicted of crimes relating to: (1) peonage, slavery, and trafficking in persons; (2) sexual abuse; (3) sexual exploitation and other abuse of children; (4) transportation for illegal sexual activity; or (5) human smuggling in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952

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The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2013 would amend the federal criminal code to impose an additional penalty of $5,000 on any person or entity convicted of crimes relating to: (1) peonage, slavery, and trafficking in persons; (2) sexual abuse; (3) sexual exploitation and other abuse of children; (4) transportation for illegal sexual activity; or (5) human smuggling in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Child pornography

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Allots funds to provide services for child pornography victims.

United States Secretary of Health and Human Services

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The bill would amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to direct the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make a determination, based on credible evidence, that a covered individual (i.e., a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident) has been a victim of a severe form of trafficking.

United States Attorney General

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The bill would amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005 to authorize the United States Attorney General to award block grants to develop, improve, or expand comprehensive domestic child trafficking deterrence programs to rescue and restore the lives of trafficking victims, while investigating and prosecuting offenses involving child trafficking.

Congressional Budget Office

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''This summary is based largely on the summary provided by the Congressional Budget Office, as ordered reported by the House Committee on the Judiciary on April 30, 2014.

PAYGO

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Pay-as-you-go procedures apply because enacting the legislation would affect direct spending and revenues.

Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995

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H.R. 3530 contains no intergovernmental or private-sector mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act.

United States House Committee on the Judiciary

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The bill was referred to the United States House Committee on the Judiciary and the [[United States House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations]].

United States House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security

United States House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and InvestigationsSubcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland SecuritySubcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security
The bill was referred to the United States House Committee on the Judiciary and the [[United States House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations]].