Text: H.R.4703 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/07/2006)


109th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4703


To provide meaningful civil remedies for victims of the sexual exploitation of children.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 7, 2006

Mr. Gingrey (for himself and Mr. Tierney) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To provide meaningful civil remedies for victims of the sexual exploitation of children.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Civil remedies.

(a) In general.—Section 2255(a) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in the first sentence—

(A) by striking “(a) Any minor who is” and inserting the following:

“(a) In general.—Any person who, while a minor, was”;

(B) by inserting after “such violation” the following: “, regardless of whether the injury occurred while such person was a minor,”; and

(C) by striking “such minor” and inserting “such person”; and

(2) in the second sentence—

(A) by striking “Any minor” and inserting “Any person”; and

(B) by striking “$50,000” and inserting “$150,000”.

(b) Conforming amendment.—Section 2255(b) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking “(b) Any action” and inserting the following:

“(b) Statute of limitations.—Any action”.


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