H.R. 5804 would direct that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) develop Internet-based training programs to train federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement officers and others as part of the department’s Blue Campaign. The Blue Campaign is aimed at combating human trafficking. The bill also would create an advisory board of DHS officials who would provide information and data on human trafficking to the Blue Campaign.
DHS is currently carrying out activities similar to those required by the bill. Using information about those efforts, CBO estimates that any new activities required under the bill would not require substantial action by the department and would cost less than $500,000 over the 2020-2025 period; that spending would be subject to the availability of appropriated funds.