About the bill
- Full Title
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide criminal penalties for the harassment of victims of Federal offenses by the convicted offenders.
- Summary (CRS)
1/3/2001--Introduced.Karen Matthews Act of 2001 - Amends the Federal criminal code to prescribe criminal penalties for harassment by a person convicted of a Federal offense of the victim of that ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Apr 4, 2000
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4166 (106th).
Jan 3, 2001
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 53”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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H.R. 4166 (106th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 4, 2000
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 53 — 107th Congress: Karen Matthews Act of 2001. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr53
“H.R. 53 — 107th Congress: Karen Matthews Act of 2001.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/hr53>
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