22 U.S. Code § 7109a - Research on domestic and international trafficking in persons
The research initiatives described in paragraphs (4) and (5) of subsection (a) shall be carried out by the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center, established under section 1777 of title 8.
The database established in accordance with paragraph (2) shall be maintained in consultation with the Director of the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons of the Department of State.
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (a), was in the original “this division” meaning division A of Pub. L. 106–386, Oct. 28, 2000, 114 Stat. 1466, known as the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of division A to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 7101 of this title and Tables.
2013—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 113–4 substituted “$1,000,000” for “$2,000,000” and “2014 through 2017” for “2008 through 2011”.
2008—Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 110–457, § 108(a)(1), amended par. (5) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “An effective mechanism for quantifying the number of victims of trafficking on a national, regional, and international basis.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 110–457, § 108(a)(2), amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The research initiatives described in subsection (a)(4) of this section shall be carried out by the Human Smuggling and Trafficking Center (established pursuant to section 1777 of title 8).”
2006—Pub. L. 109–164 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted subsec. heading, substituted “the Director of National Intelligence” for “the Director of Central Intelligence” in introductory provisions, inserted “, particularly HIV/AIDS” before period at end of par. (3), and added pars. (4) to (6) and subsecs. (b) and (c).