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H.R. 4225 (113th): SAVE Act of 2014


The text of the bill below is as of May 20, 2014 (Passed the House).


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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4225

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

AN ACT

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty for knowingly selling advertising that offers certain commercial sex acts.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation Act of 2014 or the SAVE Act of 2014.

2.

Advertising that offers certain commercial sex acts

(a)

In general

Section 1591 of title 18, United States Code, is amended in subsection (a)(1), by inserting after obtains, the following: advertises,.

(b)

Mens rea requirement

Section 1591 of title 18, United States Code, is amended in subsection (a), by inserting after knowing, or the following: , except where, in an offense under paragraph (2), the act constituting the violation of paragraph (1) is advertising,.

(c)

Conforming amendments

Section 1591(b) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1), by striking or obtained and inserting obtained, or advertised; and

(2)

in paragraph (2), by striking or obtained and inserting obtained, or advertised.

Passed the House of Representatives May 20, 2014.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk.