Summary: H.R.1862 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1862. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/03/2017)

Global Child Protection Act of 2017

This bill amends the federal criminal code:

  • to broaden the definition of "illicit sexual conduct" to include any conduct involving a person under 18 years of age that would be a sex abuse offense if it occurred inside the United States, and
  • to broaden the federal sex offenses that trigger a mandatory life prison term for a defendant with a prior sex offense conviction involving a minor victim.