About the bill
H.R. 3317 would increase the federal penalty for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) from up to 5 years of imprisonment to up to 15 years of imprisonment. The bill also calls on states to ensure that they have proper laws in place for healthcare providers, school officials, and adults to report suspected FGM to local law enforcement.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 6, 2017
Length: 2 pages
H.R. 3317 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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
Civic Impulse. (2018). H.R. 3317 — 115th Congress: SAFE Act of 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr3317
“H.R. 3317 — 115th Congress: SAFE Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. April 26, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr3317>
|title=H.R. 3317 (115th)
|accessdate=April 26, 2018
|author=115th Congress (2017)
|date=July 19, 2017
|quote=SAFE Act of 2017
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.