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H.R.3610: Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Erik Paulsen, R-Minn.
Total Cosponsors 44 (22 Democrats, 22 Republicans)
Introduced Nov. 21, 2013
Latest Major Action May 21, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on May 13, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to give preferential consideration in awarding Community Oriented Police Services (COPS) grants to an application from an applicant in a state that has in effect a law that: (1) treats a minor who has engaged in, or has attempted to engage in, a commercial sex act as a victim of a severe form of trafficking in persons; (2) discourages the charging or prosecution of such individual for a prostitution or sex trafficking offense based on such conduct; or (3) encourages the diversion of such an individual to appropriate service providers, including child welfare services, victim treatment programs, child advocacy centers, rape crisis centers, or other social services.

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(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 21, 2014 Received in the Senate.
May 20, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4509)
May 20, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3610.
May 20, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4509-4515)
May 20, 2014 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 13, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 330.
May 13, 2014 Committee on Education and the Workforce discharged.
May 13, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-447, Part I.
April 30, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
April 30, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 29, 2014 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.
Jan. 22, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Nov. 21, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Nov. 21, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary