Text: H.R.5408 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
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[H.R. 5408 Introduced in House (IH)]

111th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5408

  To amend title 18, United States Code, to change the state of mind 
    requirement for certain identity theft offenses, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 26, 2010

  Mr. Goodlatte (for himself, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Smith of Texas, and Mr. 
   Putnam) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
  To amend title 18, United States Code, to change the state of mind 
    requirement for certain identity theft offenses, and for other 
                               purposes.

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

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Identity Theft Improvement Act of 
2010''.

SEC. 2. STATE OF MIND REQUIREMENT FOR IDENTITY THEFT AND AGGRAVATED 
              IDENTITY THEFT.

    Section 1028 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding 
at the end the following:
    ``(j) State of Mind Proof Requirement.--In a prosecution under 
subsection (a)(7) or under section 1028A(a), the Government need not 
prove that the defendant knew the means of identification was of 
another person.''.
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