S.1549 - Stop the Sale of Murderabilia Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 09/25/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/25/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: S.1549 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/25/2013)
Stop the Sale of Murderabilia Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a federal or state prison inmate convicted of a crime of violence from knowingly placing in the mail or causing to be delivered in interstate or foreign commerce any property, article, or object. Sets forth exceptions for a mailing or delivery of title to real property, title to motor vehicles, or a security to satisfy debt that is: (1) imposed by law or a court order; or (2) incurred through a contract for legal services, a mortgage on the primary residence of the immediate family of the inmate, the education or medical care of the inmate or a member of the immediate family of the inmate, or life, health, home, or car insurance.
Provides for civil and criminal forfeiture of real or personal property used to commit such a crime or obtained as a result of such crime.
Provides civil remedies, including injunctions, damages, and attorney fees, for persons aggrieved by prisoners using the mail in violation of this Act.