S. 2541 (107th): Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act of 2002


May 22, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 14, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dianne Feinstein

Senator from California



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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2002
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to establish penalties for aggravated identity theft, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Identity Theft Penalty Enhancement Act of 2002 - Amends the Federal criminal code to establish penalties for aggravated identity theft.Prescribes sentences of two years' imprisonment for knowingly transferring, possessing, or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 22, 2002

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Nov 14, 2002
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2541”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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