The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) is a federal statute passed into law in 2000 by the U.S. Congress and signed by President Clinton. The law was later reauthorized by Presidents Bush and Obama.
Victims of trafficking and violence protection act of 2000. VerDate 11-MAY-2000 02:13 Nov 16, 2000
This Act may be cited as the `Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000'.
Division A: Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000. Provides $95 million, over two years, for enforcement of anti-trafficking provisions and for new assistance programs. Provide severe punishment--including up to life imprisonment...
William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act. Longtitle: An Act To combat trafficking in persons, especially into the sex trade, slavery, and involuntary servitude, to reauthorize certain Federal programs to prevent violence
The meaning of TVPA abbreviation is "Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000". Q: A
5 US Department of State, “Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000.” Trafficking in Persons Report, June 2003. 6 Faroog Azam, “The Global Challenge of Human Trafficking and Smuggling.”
The U.S. Department of Justice states that this act was "passed virtually unanimously by both houses of Congress, addresses issues of worker exploitation resulting from trafficking in persons.
§ 7104b - Monitoring and investigation of trafficking in persons. § 7104c - Notification to Inspectors General and cooperation with government. § 7104d - Rules of construction; effective date. § 7105 - Protection and assistance for victims of trafficking.
Recognizing the inadequacy of then-existing laws, the U.S. Congress passed the first comprehensive federal legislation specifically addressing human trafficking, the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA).