Summary: H.R.5722 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5722. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/08/2008)

International Megan's Law of 2008 - Requires registered sex offenders to report their departure to or arrival from a foreign place not later than 21 days before such departure or arrival. Imposes a fine and/or prison term of up to 10 years for failure to report such travel.

Requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a system of notice to foreign countries about travel outside of the United States by registered sex offenders.

Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make convicted sex offenders inadmissible to the United States.

Amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to include in the annual report of the Secretary of State on the status of severe forms of human trafficking efforts of foreign countries to identify and provide notice of international travel by sex offenders.

Encourages the President to use authorities under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to assist foreign countries in identifying and providing notice of sex offenders traveling to the United States and other countries.