H.R. 583 (112th): Jane’s Law


Feb 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Steve Cohen

Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to strengthen enforcement of spousal court-ordered property distributions, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/9/2011--Introduced.Jane's Law - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or a prison term of up to two years on any person who travels in interstate or foreign ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 9, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 583”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


53 cosponsors (51D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 506 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 2013

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