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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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 28, 2017

Status:

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.

Sponsor:

Mike Johnson

Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2017
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

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

History

Mar 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 3, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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May 22, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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May 25, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1761 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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