H.R. 4005 (110th): Capturing On-line Predators Act of 2007

Introduced:
Oct 30, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Ric Keller
Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Oct 30, 2007
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 30, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 30, 2007
Referred to Committee Oct 30, 2007
 
Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent misrepresentation of their ages by on-line predators as a means for the enticement of children.

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2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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10/30/2007--Introduced.
Capturing On-line Predators Act of 2007 - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or prison term of up to 10 years for knowingly misrepresenting one's age in any Internet communication to a minor to persuade, induce, entice, or coerce any individual to engage in illicit sexual activity.

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