H.R.285 - SAVE Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] (Introduced 01/12/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 114-8|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/04/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.285 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (02/04/2015)
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty for knowingly selling advertising that offers certain commercial sex acts.
This Act may be cited as the “Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation Act of 2015” or the “SAVE Act of 2015”.
(a) In general.—Section 1591 of title 18, United States Code, is amended in subsection (a)(1), by inserting after “obtains,” the following: “advertises,”.
(b) Mens rea requirement.—Section 1591 of title 18, United States Code, is amended in subsection (a), by inserting after “knowing, or” the following: “, except where, in an offense under paragraph (2), the act constituting the violation of paragraph (1) is advertising,”.
(1) in paragraph (1), by striking “or obtained” and inserting “obtained, or advertised”; and
(2) in paragraph (2), by striking “or obtained” and inserting “obtained, or advertised”.
Passed the House of Representatives January 27, 2015.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|