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H.R.3627: Kilah Davenport Child Protection 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 Robert Pittenger, R-N.C.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Dec. 2, 2013
Latest Major Action May 20, 2014
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Bill Progress

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  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act of 2013 - Directs the Attorney General to report every three years to the congressional judiciary committees on the penalties for violations of laws prohibiting child abuse in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and each U.S. territory, including whether the laws of that jurisdiction provide for enhanced penalties when the victim has suffered serious bodily injury or permanent or protracted loss or impairment of any mental or emotional function.

Amends the federal criminal code to apply certain increased criminal penalties against any person who commits domestic assault and who has a final conviction on at least two separate prior occasions under state, federal, or tribal court proceedings (a habitual offender) for offenses that would be, if subject to federal jurisdiction, assault, sexual abuse, or a seriou...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 20, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-104.
May 20, 2014 Signed by President.
May 12, 2014 Presented to President.
May 8, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 7, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
May 7, 2014 Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2823)
Dec. 10, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Dec. 9, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7570)
Dec. 9, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3627.
Dec. 9, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7570-7571)
Dec. 9, 2013 Mr. Collins (GA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Dec. 9, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 206.
Dec. 9, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-286.
Dec. 4, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Dec. 4, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Dec. 4, 2013 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.
Dec. 3, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Dec. 2, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.