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A bill to prevent human trafficking in government contracting. Read More

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This bill was introduced on Jun 29, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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A BILL

To prevent human trafficking in government contracting.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012''.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

In this Act: (1) Executive agency.--The term ``executive agency'' has the meaning given the term in section 133 of title 41, United States Code. (2) Subcontractor.--The term ``subcontractor'' means a recipient of a contract at any tier under a grant, contract, or cooperative agreement. (3) Subgrantee.--The term ``subgrantee'' means a recipient of a grant at any tier under a grant or cooperative agreement. (4) United states.--The term ``United States'' has the meaning provided in section 103(12) of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7102(12)).

SEC. 3. CONTRACTING REQUIREMENTS.

Section 106(g) of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7104(g)) is amended by striking ``if the grantee or any subgrantee,'' and all that follows through the period at the end and inserting the following: ``or take any of the other remedial actions authorized under section 5(c) of the End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012, if the grantee or any subgrantee, or the contractor or any subcontractor, engages in, or uses labor recruiters, brokers, or other agents who engage in-- ``(i) severe forms of trafficking in persons; ``(ii) the procurement of a commercial sex act during the period of time that the grant, contract, or cooperative agreement...

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Bill Summary

A bill to prevent human trafficking in government contracting.

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