Victims of trafficking and violence protection act of 2000. VerDate 11-MAY-2000 02:13 Nov 16, 2000
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.
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...
To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2004 and 2005 for the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled
the prosecution of those responsible; (4) such officials, in investigating and prosecuting traffickers, shall protect the safety of trafficking victims; and (5)
To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2008 through 2011 for the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, to enhance measures to combat trafficking in persons, and for other purposes.
The statute that governs the legal status of individuals present in the U.S. as a result of human trafficking is the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000 (P.L. 106-386, codified at 22 U.S.C. § 7101).
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.
==TITLE III—AUTHORIZATIONS OF APPROPRIATIONS==. Section 113 of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, as amended by section 213(a)(2), is amended—. (1) in subsection (a)—. (A) in the first sentence—. (i) by striking `section 104, and'; and. (ii) by striking `$1,500...