H.R.3285: 21st Century President Act

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21st Century President Act This bill revises the definition of immediate family for purposes of a criminal offense involving a threat to kill, kidnap, or inflict bodily harm on a former President or a member of the immediate family of a former President. Specifically, it replaces gender-specific references to a former President's wife and widow with the gender-neutral terms spouse and surviving spouse.

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Date Description
Dec. 23, 2022
Presented to President.
Dec. 21, 2022
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Dec. 20, 2022

Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S9610)

Dec. 20, 2022

Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.

June 22, 2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
June 21, 2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
June 21, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules.
June 21, 2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 21, 2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3285.
June 21, 2022
Mr. Cicilline moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
June 21, 2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 291.
June 21, 2022
Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-380.
June 21, 2022

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5700)

June 21, 2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5700-5701)
June 15, 2022
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
June 15, 2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 15, 2022
Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Discharged.
Nov. 9, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
May 17, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
May 17, 2021

Introduced in the House by Mark Pocan (D-Wis.)

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