About the bill
H.R. 4203 amends the federal criminal code to increase the maximum prison term for a stalking offense by 5 additional years, if the victim is under 18 years of age. It also requires the Attorney General to issue a report on best practices on the enforcement of state, local, tribal, and Federal stalking laws.
Stalking is any repeated and unwanted contact that makes someone feel unsafe. Most stalkers are people known to their targets — even an intimate partner. Stalking may get worse or become violent over time. Stalking may ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018
Length: 3 pages
H.R. 4203 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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