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H.R.5111: To improve the response to victims of child sex trafficking.

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Sponsor Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 15 (6 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Introduced July 15, 2014
Latest Major Action July 28, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Amends the Missing Children's Assistance Act to include among the required uses of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's annual grant to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children operation of a cyber tipline to provide online users and electronic service providers an effective means of reporting Internet-related child sexual exploitation in the area of child sex trafficking, including child prostitution (currently, in the area of child prostitution).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 28, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
July 24, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 409 - 0 (Roll no. 447). (text: CR 7/24/2014 H6709)

July 24, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H6778-6779)
July 23, 2014 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
July 23, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5111.
July 23, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6709-6711)
July 23, 2014 Mr. Walberg moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
July 15, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.