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Chris Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' H. Smith
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 03/04/1953
Birth Place: Rahway, NJ
Home City: Robbinsville, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Oct. 5, 2011 Smith's Trafficking Victims Protection Act Passes Key House Committee
Sept. 29, 2011 China's One Child Policy: The Government's Massive Crime Against Women and Unborn Babies
Sept. 22, 2011 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health and Human Rights Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "China's One-Child Policy: The Government's Massive Crime Against Women and Unborn Babies"
June 26, 2011 Cong. Smith: Obama Admin. Gives China a 'Political Waiver' in New Report on Human Trafficking
June 17, 2011 Best Practices and Next Steps: A New Decade in the Fight Against Human Trafficking Smith Chairs Hearing with U.S. State Dept., Businesses, Human Rights Groups
June 16, 2011 Best Practices and Next Steps: A New Decade in the Fight Against Human Trafficking
May 13, 2011 Smith Calls for Independent Inquiry of 1989 Murder of Human Rights Lawyer in Northern Ireland
May 13, 2011 China's Crackdown on Human Rights Focus of Hearing
Feb. 25, 2011 Stars and Stripes- Congressman continues to push Japan to sign child abduction treaty
Feb. 16, 2011 Washington, Wednesday, February 16, 2011: House of Representatives
Dec. 21, 2010 House Passes Legislation on Domestic Child Trafficking
Sept. 29, 2010 AFP: US vows to raise pressure on Japan child abductions
Sept. 28, 2010 Calling on Japan to Address Child Abduction Cases
Sept. 15, 2010 Hearing of the Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking
Sept. 15, 2010 CNN - Craigslist Says No Plans to Resume Sex Ads in the United States
July 27, 2010 Smith's International Megan's Law Approved by the House
July 27, 2010 International Megan's Law of 2010
June 24, 2010 Maloney, Smith Unveil Bipartisan Bill on Child Trafficking
May 13, 2010 House Members: HHS Rule Undermines Smith Amendment, a Law Blocking US Taxpayers Funds to Organizations that Support Prostitution, Sex Trafficking
May 12, 2010 Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act of 2009
Dec. 2, 2009 David Goldman, Left-Behind Parents Make Compelling Cases For Their Children's Return
Oct. 15, 2009 Reps. Smith, Granger Ask U.S. Attorney General To Investigate Possible ACORN Involvement With Sex Trafficking
July 25, 2009 Congressman Smith Chairs Briefing On Child Trafficking Report
March 19, 2009 Smith Introduces International Megan's Law
March 14, 2009 'Bring Sean Home' Campaign Comes to White House
Feb. 17, 2009 Battling Anti-Semitism: "Silence is Not an Option"
Dec. 23, 2008 President Signs Trafficking Victims Bill
Sept. 17, 2008 Hearing Of The United States Commission On Security And Cooperation In Europe (Helsinki Commission) (As Released By The Helsinki Commission) - The Role Of OSCE Institutions In Advancing Human Rights And Democracy
Aug. 12, 2008 IG Report Raises More Questions on Security at Earle
July 15, 2008 Hearing Of The United States Commission On Secuirty And Coorperation In Europe (Helsinki Commission) (As Released By The Helsinki Commission) - Guantanamo Detainees After Boumediene: Now What?
June 18, 2008 Whistleblower Protection Legislation
June 4, 2008 Combating Modern Day Slavery; Giving Hope to Victims
April 25, 2008 Smith, Founder of Reporters Without Borders Push for Vote on Global Online Freedom Act Before Beijing Olympics
April 7, 2008 Rep. Smith, Kanka Family Announce International Megan's Law
Dec. 4, 2007 William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2007
Nov. 26, 2007 Smith: IG Earle Security Audit on Track
Nov. 19, 2007 Smith: First Responders Are Critical to Effort to Counter Meth Production
Nov. 6, 2007 Yahoo! Executives Open to Settling Case with Incarcerated Activists' Families
Oct. 23, 2007 Smith: New Bill Will Expand U.S. Leadership in Global Effort to End Modern-Day Slavery
Oct. 23, 2007 Global Online Freedom Act Passes Committee in Wake of Congressional Investigation of Yahoo
Sept. 18, 2007 Vietnam Human Rights Act of 2007
Sept. 7, 2007 Shore-area Congressmen Call for Federal Investigation Into Beach Pollution
July 12, 2007 On The 12th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide
June 29, 2007 U.S. Helsinki Commission Urges Bush to Question Putin on Russia's Authoritarian Domestic Policies
June 18, 2007 Noting Killings Of Dozens Of Independent Journalists In Russia And Calling On Russian President To Authorize Cooperation With Outside Investigators
June 18, 2007 House Passes Smith's Resolution Calling on Russia to Accept Outside Aid to Investigate Murders of Journalists
June 12, 2007 Smith Warns of Creeping Complacency in Response to the 2007 Trafficking Report
May 24, 2007 Smith Presses Russia to Accept Outside Aid to Investigate Murders of Journalists
May 23, 2007 Rep. Smith, Ocean County Freeholders Kelly and Lacey Push for More Anti-Terror Coordination with FBI
May 8, 2007 Smith Commends Law Enforcement for Fort Dix Arrests
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