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H.R. 1862: Global Child Protection Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 3, 2017 (Introduced).


I

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1862

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 3, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to expand the scope of certain definitions pertaining to unlawful sexual conduct, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Global Child Protection Act of 2017.

2.

Expanding the definition of illicit sexual conduct

Section 2423(f)(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by striking a sexual act (as defined in section 2246) with and inserting any conduct involving; and

(2)

by striking if the sexual act and inserting if the conduct.

3.

Expanding the definition of Federal sex offense

Section 3559 of title 18, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subsection (e)(2)(A)—

(A)

by inserting after 2244(a)(1) the following or 2244(a)(5);

(B)

by striking the or before 2423(a);

(C)

by striking into prostitution; and

(D)

by inserting or 2423(c) (relating to illicit sexual conduct) before the semicolon at the end; and

(2)

in subsection (e)(3), by striking or 2423(a) and inserting , 2423(a), or 2423(c).