Text: H.R.6784 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6784


To amend title 18, United States Code, to repeal the provision relating to private correspondence with foreign governments, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 8, 2020

Mr. Reschenthaler (for himself, Mr. Steube, Mr. Armstrong, Mr. Perry, Mr. Nunes, and Mr. Jordan) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to repeal the provision relating to private correspondence with foreign governments, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Time to Repeal an Archaic Policy Act of 2020” or the “TRAP Act of 2020” .

SEC. 2. Repeal of provision relating to private correspondence with foreign governments.

(a) Repeal.—Section 953 of title 18, United States Code, is repealed.

(b) Conforming amendment.—The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 45 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 953.

(c) Effective date.—The repeal made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.


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