Congressional Budget Office Cost Estimate: H.R. 7311: William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 [open pdf - 60KB]
"H.R. 7311 reauthorizes and revises several laws related to human trafficking. Among its provisions, H.R. 7311 expands eligibility for visas and non-visa status for trafficking victims and their families. The changes will enable more individuals to reside in the United States and permit them to receive federal benefits. Additionally, H.R. 7311 imposes higher fees for certain nonimmigrant visas. CBO estimates that H.R. 7311 will increase direct spending by less than $500,000 in fiscal year 2009 and by $22 million over the 2009-2018 period. CBO estimates that H.R. 7311 will increase revenue by $8 million in fiscal year 2010 and by $24 million over the 2009-2018 period. On net, the law will decrease budget deficits by $2 million over the 2009-2018 period."
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