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H.R.1860: Criminal Code Modernization and Simplification Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor F. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 7, 2013
Latest Major Action June 20, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Criminal Code Modernization and Simplification Act of 2013 - Revises and reorganizes the federal criminal code. Incorporates into such code all major federal crimes, including crimes involving national security and terrorism, crimes of violence against federal officials and employees, property crimes, including theft of medical equipment, drug crimes, immigration crimes, transportation-related crimes, sex crimes, regulatory and financial crimes, international law crimes, and crimes involving female genital mutilation. Consolidates civil and criminal forfeiture provisions related to federal crimes.

Sets forth uniform definitions and standards, including state of mind requirements, applicable to the entire criminal code.

Provides for the punishment of attempts and conspiracies to commit a crime on the same basis as the completed offense, as a general rule.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 20, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
May 7, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.