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H.R. 440: Shame Act of 2017

To amend title 18, United States Code, to permit sentencing judges in child sex trafficking cases to order the Attorney General to publicize the name and photograph of the convicted defendants, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 11, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jan 11, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 11, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Ted Poe

Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

7% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 11, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 440 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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