H.R. 1761: Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017

H.R. 1761 amends a Federal statute against sexual exploitation of a minor to protect child pornography victims by closing a loophole that requires the Defendant to have specific intent to produce child pornography prior to abusing a child. Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Mar 28, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on May 25, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 25, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Mike Johnson

Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2017
Length: 6 pages


23% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Mar 28, 2017

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May 3, 2017
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May 22, 2017
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May 25, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)

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Signed by the President

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