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H.R. 6100 (116th): STOP FGM Act of 2020


To amend title 18, United States Code, to clarify the criminalization of female genital mutilation, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Sheila Jackson Lee

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2020
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 5, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 5, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 5, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 116-309
Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Perry Language to Ban FGM/C
    — Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA10] on Sep 21, 2020

My Votes – Week of September 21st
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on Sep 25, 2020

the daily leader: monday, september 21, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 21, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 6100 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 2017: Federal Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act of 2019

Introduced on Jun 27, 2019. 71% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 3583: Federal Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act of 2019

Introduced on Jun 27, 2019. 71% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 5, 2020
 
Introduced

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Mar 11, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 16, 2020
 
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.

Sep 18, 2020
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Sep 21, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 15, 2020
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 5, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 6100 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6100. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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