H.R.1842 - Strengthening Children's Safety Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ratcliffe, John [R-TX-4] (Introduced 03/30/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-140|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/23/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.1842 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (05/22/2017)
Strengthening Children's Safety Act of 2017
(Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to add violent state crimes to the list of violent offenses that trigger an additional five-year consecutive mandatory minimum prison term for a defendant who fails to comply with sex offender registration requirements and commits such offense.
(Sec. 3) Additionally, it expands the prior military sex offense convictions that trigger an enhanced mandatory minimum prison term for a defendant who subsequently commits aggravated child sex abuse or certain child pornography offenses.