NAPO Washington Reports

NAPO Legislative Updates

August 19, 2013

Below please find NAPO's updated Legislative Positions document attached for your review. The table denotes all status updates in red. (The document was last updated on July 2, 2013).


As you will see, since the Legislative Positions document was last updated, NAPO has pledged its support for the "End Sex Trafficking Act of 2013," which strengthens and clarifies the Trafficking Victims Protection Act to ensure that sex trafficking perpetrators are prosecuted for contributing to modern-day-slavery. The bill also leverages existing resources by directing federally funded law enforcement task forces that are part of the Innocence Lost National Initiative to focus on fighting demand through the investigation, arrest, and prosecution of persons who purchase sexual acts with human trafficking victims.

Additionally, as noted in previous Washington Reports, NAPO has also endorsed the "Officer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2013." This legislation will ensure that campus police officers are added to the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) Program. Campus police officers serve their communities with integrity and valor, and deserve to be included among those public safety personnel whose survivors are eligible to receive benefits under the PSOB Program.

If you have any questions about any of the legislation listed below, please contact Melissa Nee at: