“HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS MODERN DAY SLAVERY”

I invite you to become a co-sponsor of H. R. 53, CATCH Traffickers Act of 2017, which directs the Department of Homeland Security to establish and maintain a national database for human trafficking investigations. H.R. 53 requires a federal, state, and local
law enforcement agency that conducts a human trafficking investigation to enter information into the database. The Department of Justice must reduce by 20% the allocation of funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program for a state
or local government that fails to comply.

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Disclosure of Erroneous Firearms Transfers is Gravely Needed

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of the “Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2017,” which requires the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report to the Congress semiannually on the number of firearms transfers resulting
from the failure to complete a background check within 3 business days, and the procedures followed after it is discovered that a firearm transfer has been made to a transferee who is ineligible to receive a firearm.

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Protect the Rule of Law

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of H.R. 735, Universal Security of American Values Act of 2017 or the USA Values Act of 2017, a bill which prohibits the enforcement of any executive order which violates or undermines the laws of our Nation.
In the current tumultuous political climate, it is vital to reinforce our dedication to legal principles.

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Disclosure of Erroneous Firearms Transfers is Gravely Needed

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of the “Accidental Firearms Transfers Reporting Act of 2017,” which requires the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report to the Congress semiannually on the number of firearms transfers resulting
from the failure to complete a background check within 3 business days, and the procedures followed after it is discovered that a firearm transfer has been made to a transferee who is ineligible to receive a firearm.

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Protect the Maternity Rights, Health, and Safety of Incarcerated Women and their Children

I invite you to join me as a co-sponsor of the “Stop Infant Mortality and Recidivism Reduction Act of 2017” or the “SIMARRA Act,” which permits the Bureau of Prisons to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal prison system
for pregnant offenders by establishing a pilot program of critical-stage, developmental nurseries in Federal prisons for children born to inmates. 

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