H.R. 1690 (113th): Child Protection Act of 2013


Apr 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 23, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Juan Vargas

Representative for California's 51st congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to remove knowledge of age as an element of the offense for the sex trafficking of children or by force, fraud, or coercion.

Summary (CRS)

4/23/2013--Introduced.Child Protection Act of 2013 or Hazel's Law - Amends federal criminal code provisions prohibiting sex trafficking of children or by force, fraud, or coercion to eliminate the requirement that ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 23, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1690”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


56 cosponsors (45D, 11R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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