H.R.5749 - Interstate Sextortion Prevention Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] (Introduced 07/13/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/27/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5749 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/13/2016)
Interstate Sextortion Prevention Act
This bill amends the federal criminal code to establish separate criminal offenses with respect to: (1) interstate coercion of sexual acts, of sexual contact, or of the production of sexually explicit visual depictions; and (2) interstate coercion or extortion involving threats to publish sexually explicit visual depictions.
The bill establishes increased penalties for such offenses that: (1) involve minors, (2) are committed by repeat offenders, or (2) result in death or serious bodily injury.