§ 20701 Prevention of domestic trafficking in persons
§ 20702 Establishment of a grant program to develop, expand, and strengthen assistance programs for certain persons subject to trafficking
§ 20703 Victim-centered child human trafficking deterrence block grant program
§ 20704 Grant accountability
§ 20705 Enhancing State and local efforts to combat trafficking in persons
§ 20706 Senior Policy Operating Group
§ 20707 Definitions
§ 20708 Grants for specialized human trafficking training and technical assistance for service providers
§ 20709 Combat Human Trafficking Act
§ 20709a Holistic training for Federal law enforcement officers and prosecutors
§ 20709b Encouraging a victim-centered approach to training of Federal law enforcement personnel
§ 20709c Training of tribal law enforcement and prosecutorial personnel
§ 20710 Education and outreach to trafficking survivors
§ 20711 Establishing a national strategy to combat human trafficking

Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 34 > Subtitle II > Chapter 207 - Combating Domestic Trafficking in Persons

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Federal prosecutor: A lawyer appointed by the President in each judicial district to prosecute and defend cases for the federal government.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • officer: includes any person authorized by law to perform the duties of the office. See 1 USC 1
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.