H.R.1862: Global Child Protection Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 3, 2017
  • Latest Major Action May 23, 2017

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(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Global Child Protection Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to broaden the definition of "illicit sexual conduct" to include any conduct involving a minor (currently, a sexual act with a minor) that would be a sex abuse offense if it occurs inside the United States. A minor is a person...

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There are 27 statements associated with H.R.1862.

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Bill Actions

Date Description
May 23, 2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
May 22, 2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 22, 2017

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 372 - 30 (Roll no. 269). (text: CR H4399)

May 22, 2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4414-4415)
May 22, 2017
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
May 22, 2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1862.
May 22, 2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4399-4402)
May 22, 2017
Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
May 22, 2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 88.
May 22, 2017
Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 115-139.
April 5, 2017
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
April 5, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 3, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
April 3, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
April 3, 2017

Introduced in the House by Martha Roby (R-Ala.)

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