H.R. 4573 (113th): International Megan’s Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking

Introduced:

May 6, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 20, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Christopher “Chris” Smith
Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2014
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect children from exploitation, especially sex trafficking in tourism, by providing advance notice of intended travel by registered child-sex offenders outside the United States to the government of the country of destination, requesting foreign governments to notify the United States when a known child-sex offender is seeking to enter the United States, and for other purposes.

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H.R. 515 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 26, 2015

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History

Introduced
May 6, 2014
Reported by Committee
May 9, 2014
Passed House
May 20, 2014
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
20 cosponsors (18R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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