H. R. 1862
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
To amend title 18, United States Code, to expand the scope of certain definitions pertaining to unlawful sexual conduct, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Global Child Protection Act of 2017.
Expanding the definition of illicit sexual conduct
Section 2423(f)(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
a sexual act (as defined in section 2246) with and inserting
any conduct involving; and
if the sexual act and inserting
if the conduct.
Expanding the definition of Federal sex offense
Section 3559 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—
in subsection (e)(2)(A)—
by inserting after
2244(a)(1) the following
by striking the
into prostitution; and
or 2423(c) (relating to illicit sexual conduct) before the semicolon at the end; and
in subsection (e)(3), by striking
or 2423(a) and inserting
, 2423(a), or 2423(c).
Passed the House of Representatives May 22, 2017.
Karen L. Haas,