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

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. ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 3, 2017

Status:

Passed House on May 22, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 22, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Martha Roby

Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 23, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

16% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 3, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 5, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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May 18, 2017
 
On House Schedule

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May 22, 2017
 
Passed House

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

May 22, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1862 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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