To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for transporting minors in foreign commerce for the purposes of female genital mutilation.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 16, 2011
Length: 2 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on June 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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25 Cosponsors (14 Republicans, 11 Democrats)
Apr 26, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5137 (111th).
Jun 16, 2011
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H.R. 2221 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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