About the bill
H.R. 1862 increases the coverage of current laws relating to unlawful sexual conduct with minors during foreign travel. Under current law, certain types of sexual contact are not covered under the criminal definition of “illicit sexual conduct.” This bill expands the definition to include this sexual contact, so that offenders who commit this type of contact abroad, cannot evade prosecution. Current law also fails to include certain conduct in the definition of “Federal sex offense” for purposes of the recidivist enhancement. Under 18 U.S.C. § 3559(e) a ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 23, 2017
Length: 3 pages
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H.R. 1862 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 1862 — 115th Congress: Global Child Protection Act of 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr1862
“H.R. 1862 — 115th Congress: Global Child Protection Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. February 20, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr1862>
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