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H.R. 1842 (115th): Strengthening Children’s Safety Act of 2017

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To amend title 18, United States Code, to include State crimes of violence as grounds for an enhanced penalty when sex offenders fail to register or report certain information as required by Federal law, to include prior military offenses for purposes of recidivist sentencing provisions, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

John Ratcliffe

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 23, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Mar 30, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 22, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Mar 30, 2017
 
Introduced

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Apr 5, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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May 22, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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May 22, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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H.R. 1842 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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