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Empowering Financial Institutions to Fight Human Trafficking Act of 2018

(Sec. 2) This bill allows a qualified nonprofit organization to share information with financial institutions and other authorities regarding possible human trafficking or related money laundering activities. The Department of the Treasury must determine which financial institutions are eligible to receive this information. Nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, and other authorities shall not be held liable for sharing this information in compliance with specified regulations.

Policy Area

Finance and Financial Sector

Legislative Terms

  • administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • bank accounts, deposits, capital
  • banking and financial institutions regulation
  • congressional oversight
  • criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • department of the treasury
  • foreign and international banking
  • fraud offenses and financial crimes
  • government information and archives
  • human trafficking
  • licensing and registrations
  • social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations