H.R.5408 - Identity Theft Improvement Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] (Introduced 05/26/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/26/2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.|
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Text: H.R.5408 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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Introduced in House (05/26/2010)
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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [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. _______________________________________________________________________ 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 _______________________________________________________________________ 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.''. <all>