To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide criminal penalties for the harassment of victims of Federal offenses by the convicted offenders.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for California's 18th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 3, 2001
Length: 2 pages
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.
Apr 4, 2000
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4166 (106th).
Jan 3, 2001
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H.R. 53 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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