H.R.1862 - Global Child Protection Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2] (Introduced 04/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-139|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/23/2017 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Text: H.R.1862 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (05/23/2017)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to expand the scope of certain definitions pertaining to unlawful sexual conduct, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “Global Child Protection Act of 2017”.
Section 2423(f)(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
(1) by striking “a sexual act (as defined in section 2246) with” and inserting “any conduct involving”; and
(2) by striking “if the sexual act” and inserting “if the conduct”.
Section 3559 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
(A) by inserting after “2244(a)(1)” the following “or 2244(a)(5)”;
(B) by striking the “or” before “2423(a)”;
(C) by striking “into prostitution”; and
(D) by inserting “or 2423(c) (relating to illicit sexual conduct)” before the semicolon at the end; and
(2) in subsection (e)(3), by striking “or 2423(a)” and inserting “, 2423(a), or 2423(c)”.
Passed the House of Representatives May 22, 2017.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|