H.R. 1076 (111th): Internet Stopping Adults Facilitating the Exploitation of Today’s Youth (SAFETY) Act of 2009

Introduced:
Feb 13, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Lamar Smith
Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 13, 2009
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
S. 436 (Related)
Internet Stopping Adults Facilitating the Exploitation of Today’s Youth Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 13, 2009
Referred to Committee Feb 13, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect youth from exploitation by adults using the Internet, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (5R, 1D) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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2/13/2009--Introduced.
Internet Stopping Adults Facilitating the Exploitation of Today's Youth (SAFETY) Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to:
(1) prohibit financial transactions in interstate or foreign commerce that facilitate access to, or the possession of, child pornography;
(2) prohibit conduct by an Internet content hosting provider or email service provider that facilitates access to, or the possession of, child pornography;
(3) require providers of electronic communication or remote computing services to retain certain user records for at least two years;
(4) establish certain child sexual exploitation crimes as a predicate for money laundering prosecutions;
(5) increase criminal penalties for sexual exploitation of children and for child pornography; and
(6) establish embezzlement or theft of public property and bribery as predicates for racketeering prosecutions.
Authorizes appropriations for FY2010-FY2014 for the Innocent Images National Initiative.

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