To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide criminal penalties for the harassment of victims of Federal offenses by the convicted offenders.
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Jan 3, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 3, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 18th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2001
Length: 2 pages
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H.R. 53 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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