TEXT OF AMENDMENTS; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 47
(Senate - March 19, 2018)

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                           TEXT OF AMENDMENTS

  SA 2212. Mr. WYDEN submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by 
him to the bill H.R. 1865, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to 
clarify that section 230 of such Act does not prohibit the enforcement 
against providers and users of interactive computer services of Federal 
and State criminal and civil law relating to sexual exploitation of 
children or sex trafficking, and for other purposes; which was ordered 
to lie on the table; as follows:

       At the appropriate place, insert the following:

     SEC. ___. EFFECT ON LIABILITY OF EFFORTS TO IDENTIFY, 
                   RESTRICT ACCESS TO, OR REMOVE OBJECTIONABLE 
                   MATERIAL.

       (a) In General.--Section 230(c) of the Communications Act 
     of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 230(c)) is amended by adding at the end 
     the following:
       ``(3) Effect of efforts to identify, restrict access to, or 
     remove objectionable material.--
       ``(A) Effect on criminal and civil liability generally.--
     The fact that a provider or user of an interactive computer 
     service has undertaken any efforts (including monitoring and 
     filtering) to identify, restrict access to, or remove 
     material the provider or user considers objectionable shall 
     not be considered in determining the criminal or civil 
     liability of the provider or user for any material that the 
     provider or user has not removed or restricted access to.
       ``(B) Effect on protections.--The protections under 
     paragraphs (1) and (2) are not limited by or contingent upon 
     an interactive computer service provider's--
       ``(i) moderation of content; or
       ``(ii) use of particular content moderation practices.''.
       (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) 
     shall--
       (1) take effect on the date of enactment of this Act; and
       (2) apply regardless of whether the conduct alleged 
     occurred, or is alleged to have occurred, before, on, or 
     after such date of enactment.
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  SA 2213. Mr. WYDEN submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by 
him to the bill H.R. 1865, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to 
clarify that section 230 of such Act does not prohibit the enforcement 
against providers and users of interactive computer services of Federal 
and State criminal and civil law relating to sexual exploitation of 
children or sex trafficking, and for other purposes; which was ordered 
to lie on the table; as follows:

       At the appropriate place, insert the following:

     SEC. ___. PROTECTING SEX TRAFFICKING VICTIMS FROM CRIMINAL 
                   WEBSITES.

       (a) Short Title.--This section may be cited as the 
     ``Protecting Sex Trafficking Victims from Criminal Websites 
     Act''.
       (b) Appropriation of Funds.--Out of funds of the Treasury 
     not otherwise appropriated, there are appropriated to the 
     Attorney General, for use in consultation with the Secretary 
     of Homeland Security and the Director of the Federal Bureau 
     of Investigation, $20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2018 
     through 2022 to investigate and prosecute website operators 
     that criminally facilitate sex trafficking or the sexual 
     exploitation of children.
       (c) Available Until Expended.--Amounts appropriated under 
     subsection (b) shall remain available until expended.
       (d) Budgetary Effects.--
       (1) PAYGO scorecard.--The budgetary effects of this section 
     shall not be entered on either PAYGO scorecard maintained 
     pursuant to section 4(d) of the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act 
     of 2010 (2 U.S.C. 933(d)).
       (2) Senate paygo scorecard.--The budgetary effects of this 
     section shall not be entered on any PAYGO scorecard 
     maintained for purposes of section 4106 of H. Con. Res. 71 
     (115th Congress), the concurrent resolution on the budget for 
     fiscal year 2018.
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  SA 2214. Mr. McCONNELL (for Mr. Grassley) proposed an amendment to 
the bill H.R. 3731, to provide overtime pay for employees of the United 
States Secret Service, and for other purposes; as follows:

       Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the 
     following:

     SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

       This Act may be cited as the ``Secret Service Recruitment 
     and Retention Act of 2018''.

     SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF OVERTIME PAY EXCEPTION THROUGH 2018 FOR 
                   PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

       (a) Amendments.--
       (1) In general.--Section 2 of the Overtime Pay for 
     Protective Services Act of 2016 (5 U.S.C. 5547 note) is 
     amended--
       (A) in the section heading, by striking ``in 2016'' and 
     inserting ``during 2016 through 2018'';
       (B) in subsection (a), by striking ``2016'' and inserting 
     ``2016, 2017, or 2018''; and
       (C) in subsection (b), by striking paragraph (1) and 
     inserting the following:
       ``(1) In general.--Notwithstanding any other provision of 
     law, including section 5547(a) of title 5, United States 
     Code, and only to the extent that an appropriation is 
     provided specifically in an appropriations Act for premium 
     pay in excess of the annual equivalent of the limitation on 
     the rate of pay contained in section 5547(a), any covered 
     employee may receive premium pay during 2016, 2017, and 2018, 
     to the extent provided under section 118 of the Treasury and 
     General Government Appropriations Act, 2001 (5 U.S.C. 5547 
     note).''.
       (2) Clarifying provision.--Section 118 of the Treasury and 
     General Government Appropriations Act, 2001 (5 U.S.C. 5547 
     note) is amended, in the first sentence, by inserting ``or 
     3056A'' after ``section 3056(a)''.
       (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) 
     shall take effect as if enacted on December 31, 2016.
       (c) Report on Extensions.--Not later than January 30, 2018, 
     and January 30, 2019, the Director of the Secret Service 
     shall submit to the Committee on Homeland Security and the 
     Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House of 
     Representatives and the Committee on Homeland Security and 
     Governmental Affairs of the Senate a report on the effects of 
     the amendment made by subsection (a)(2). The report shall 
     include, with respect to the previous calendar year--
       (1) the total number of United States Secret Service 
     personnel receiving premium pay above the premium pay 
     limitation in subsection (a) of section 5547 of title 5, 
     United States Code;
       (2) the total amount of premium pay for that calendar year 
     paid to United States Secret Service personnel above the 
     premium pay limitation in such subsection;
       (3) the mean and median amount of premium pay paid to 
     United States Secret Service personnel above the premium pay 
     limitation in such subsection;
       (4) the greatest amount paid to United States Secret 
     Service personnel above the premium pay limitation in such 
     subsection and the number of employees who received that 
     amount;
       (5) notwithstanding the amendments made by subsection (a), 
     the total number of United States Secret Service personnel 
     who were not fully compensated for service because of the 
     premium pay earnings limitation in section 118 of the 
     Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act, 2001 (5 
     U.S.C. 5547 note);
       (6) the total amount of premium pay United States Secret 
     Service personnel would have been paid but for the premium 
     pay earnings limitation in such section; and
       (7) a list of United States Secret Service personnel who, 
     within the calendar year, received premium pay above the 
     premium pay limitation in subsection (a) of section 5547 of 
     title 5, United States Code, and separated from the agency, 
     including the type of separation in each case.

     SEC. 3. REPORT OF THE COMPTROLLER GENERAL OF THE UNITED 
                   STATES.

       Not later than 1 year after the effective date of this 
     section, the Comptroller General of the United States shall 
     complete a study and submit to the Committee on the Judiciary 
     of the House of Representatives, the Committee on the 
     Judiciary of the Senate,

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     the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the House 
     of Representatives, and the Committee on Homeland Security 
     and Governmental Affairs of the Senate a report on the extent 
     of the progress made by the United States Secret Service in 
     implementing the recommendations of the United States Secret 
     Service Protective Mission Panel, including in particular 
     those items pertaining to training and personnel enumerated 
     in the Executive Summary to Report from the United States 
     Secret Service Protective Mission Panel to the Secretary of 
     Homeland Security dated December 15, 2014.

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