H.R.2219 - End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] (Introduced 04/27/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Financial Services | Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-569,Part 1; H. Rept. 115-569,Part 2|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/11/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.R.2219 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/27/2017)
End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2017
This bill amends the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 to add the Secretary of the Treasury as a member of the President's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking. The task force must submit to Congress recommendations for the revision of anti-money laundering programs to specifically target money laundering related to human trafficking.
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council must review and enhance, where necessary: (1) training and procedures to improve the ability of anti-money laundering programs to target human trafficking operations, and (2) procedures for referring potential human trafficking cases to the appropriate law enforcement agency.
The Department of State must report on: (1) efforts to eliminate money laundering related to human trafficking; and (2) the number of investigations, arrests, indictments, and convictions in money laundering cases related to human trafficking.