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Girls Protection Act of 2011

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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for transporting minors in foreign commerce for the purposes of female genital mutilation.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
11/29/2011Introduced in Senate

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11/29/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7997)
Action By: Senate
11/29/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S7997)
Action By: Senate

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA] 04/19/2012

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Senate Judiciary11/29/2011 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (11/29/2011)

Girls Protection Act of 2011 - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine, up to a five-year prison term, or both for knowingly transporting a girl under the age of 18 from the United States and its territories in foreign commerce for purposes of female genital mutilation.