H.R. 2552 (112th): Identity Theft Improvement Act of 2011

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Sep 08, 2011 (Reported by House Committee).

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Union Calendar No. 130

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2552

[Report No. 112–202]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 15, 2011

(for himself and Mr. Schiff) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

September 8, 2011

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to change the state of mind requirement for certain identity theft offenses, and for other purposes.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Identity Theft Improvement Act of 2011.

2.

State of mind requirement for identity theft and aggravated identity theft

Section 1028 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(j)

State of mind proof requirement

In a prosecution under subsection (a)(7) or under section 1028A(a), the Government need not prove that the defendant knew the means of identification was of another person.

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September 8, 2011

Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed