H.R.3317 - SAFE Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Trott, David A. [R-MI-11] (Introduced 07/19/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/06/2017 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|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Text: H.R.3317 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (12/06/2017)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase the penalty for female genital mutilation, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “Stopping Abusive Female Exploitation Act of 2017” or the “SAFE Act of 2017”.
Section 116 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking “5 years” each place it appears and inserting “15 years”.
It is the sense of Congress that States should have in place laws that require health care professionals, teachers, and other school employees to report to local law enforcement agencies any instance of suspected female genital mutilation.
Passed the House of Representatives December 5, 2017.
|Attest:||karen l. haas,|