H.R.2200 – Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017

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Week ending July 14, 2017

H.R.2200 – Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017


“H.R. 2200 would reauthorize several programs within the Departments of Justice (DOJ), Health and Human Services (HHS), Homeland Security (DHS), Labor, and State, and the U.S Agency for International Development that combat trafficking in persons.”

The specifics of the bill’s intent are ensuring children are educated to avoid traffickers; preventing future trafficking in the United States through receipt of complaints abroad; and Human Trafficking Victims Reintegration Through Employment Program.

Further the bill would require training to prevent human trafficking for certain contracting air carriers; prioritize the use of funds for lodging expenses at accommodations lacking certain policies relating to child sexual exploitation; ensure United States procurement does not fund human trafficking; provide training course on human trafficking and Government contracting; and make Modifications to the Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.

 (Full text of H.R. 2200 at congress.gov)

Sponsor:  Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 04/27/2017)

Status: Passed House /



On Passage: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote

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Tax Complexity:  Not applicable to this bill.

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Constitutional Authority:   Assumed.


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