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  • Latest Action: May 07, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights.

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    • Do, Love, Walk Blog: July 5-6-7: Writing YOUR Congressmen - July 10, 2012 by Sarah Davis - Read More about H.R. 2730 Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act. Read More about H.R. 4259/S. 2234 End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012. EMAIL TIME: Click on the logo below to ...

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      As noted by Sarah Davis on July 10, 2012, "Read More about H.R. 2730 Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act. Read More about H.R. 4259/S. 2234 End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012. EMAIL TIME: Click on the logo below to ..." (/url?q=http://www.dolovewalkblog.com/2012/07/july-5-6-7-writing-your-congressmen.html&sa=U&ei=zgIEUPjQN-OC2AWKq4y_Cw&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHyra4En6mb_WJtpph7S3yEGPYnCw)
    • Do, Love, Walk Blog: July 5-6-7: Writing YOUR Congressmen - July 10, 2012 by Sarah Davis - Read More about H.R. 2730 Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act. Read More about H.R. 4259/S. 2234 End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012. EMAIL TIME: Click on the logo below to ...

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      As noted by Sarah Davis on July 10, 2012, "Read More about H.R. 2730 Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act. Read More about H.R. 4259/S. 2234 End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012. EMAIL TIME: Click on the logo below to ..." (/url?q=http://www.dolovewalkblog.com/2012/07/july-5-6-7-writing-your-congressmen.html&sa=U&ei=CbgCUPjxLcS22gX41JWcCw&ved=0CDoQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNHmp8EnRViYub_B_RIUaVuSLbB-4w)
    • Do, Love, Walk Blog: July 5-6-7: Writing YOUR Congressmen - July 10, 2012 by Sarah Davis - Read More about H.R. 2730 Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act. Read More about H.R. 4259/S. 2234 End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012. EMAIL TIME: Click on the logo below to ...

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      As noted by Sarah Davis on July 10, 2012, "Read More about H.R. 2730 Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act. Read More about H.R. 4259/S. 2234 End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012. EMAIL TIME: Click on the logo below to ..." (/url?q=http://www.dolovewalkblog.com/2012/07/july-5-6-7-writing-your-congressmen.html&sa=U&ei=AWsAUKGIIqOy2wWK65WUBA&ved=0CDIQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNEiGEEfSuKNGoCWp1FAKvC8fbO58g)

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    • Some Things Are Just Unacceptable - April 02, 2012 by Huffington Post - Because this is a continuing problem new legislation has been introduced in Congress to address it. In the House it is H.R.4259 -- End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012. In the Senate it is S.2234. That bill would prevent trafficking abuses

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      As noted by Huffington Post on April 02, 2012, "Because this is a continuing problem new legislation has been introduced in Congress to address it. In the House it is H.R.4259 -- End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012. In the Senate it is S.2234. That bill would prevent trafficking abuses" (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-isenberg/some-things-are-just-unac_b_1395628.html)
    • Bill would crack down on contractor role in human trafficking - March 27, 2012 by GovExec.com - James Lankford, R-Okla. Based on recommendations by Congress’ Commission on Wartime Contracting and hearings held in November 2011 and March 2012, the End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act (H.R. 4259) would require contractors “to implement ...

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      As noted by GovExec.com on March 27, 2012, "James Lankford, R-Okla. Based on recommendations by Congress’ Commission on Wartime Contracting and hearings held in November 2011 and March 2012, the End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act (H.R. 4259) would require contractors “to implement ..." (http://www.govexec.com/contracting/2012/03/legislation-would-crack-down-contractor-role-human-trafficking/41598/)
    • Lawmakers Team Up To Target Contractors' Human Trafficking - March 27, 2012 by site.law360.com - Identical bills in the Senate and the House, S. 2234 and H.R. 4259, would require contractors to create anti-trafficking compliance plans and to report any evidence that their subcontractors had engaged in trafficking to federal agencies. The legislation .

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      As noted by site.law360.com on March 27, 2012, "Identical bills in the Senate and the House, S. 2234 and H.R. 4259, would require contractors to create anti-trafficking compliance plans and to report any evidence that their subcontractors had engaged in trafficking to federal agencies. The legislation ." (http://www.law360.com/employment/articles/323469/lawmakers-team-up-to-target-contractors-human-trafficking)
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