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H. R. 4047
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 26, 2000
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary
To amend title 18 of the United States Code to provide life
imprisonment for repeat offenders who commit sex offenses against
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Two Strikes and You're Out Child
SEC. 2. MANDATORY LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR REPEAT SEX OFFENDERS AGAINST
Section 3559 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding
at the end the following new subsection:
``(e) Mandatory Life Imprisonment for Repeated Sex Offenses Against
``(1) In general.--A person who is convicted of a Federal
sex offense in which a minor is the victim shall be sentenced
to life imprisonment if the person has a prior sex conviction
in which a minor was the victim, unless the sentence of death
``(2) Definitions.--For the purposes of this subsection--
``(A) the term `Federal sex offense' means an
offense under section 2241 (relating to aggravated
sexual abuse); 2242 (relating to sexual abuse); 2243
(relating to sexual abuse of a minor or ward); 2244
(relating to abusive sexual contact); 2245 (relating to
sexual abuse resulting in death); or 2251A (relating to
selling or buying of children); or an offense under
section 2423 (relating to transportation of minors)
involving the transportation of, or the engagement in a
sexual act with, an individual who has not attained 16
years of age;
``(B) the term `prior sex conviction' means a
conviction for which the sentence was imposed before
the conduct occurred forming the basis for the
subsequent Federal sex offense, and which was for
``(i) a Federal sex offense; or
``(ii) an offense under State law
consisting of conduct that would have been a
Federal sex offense if, to the extent or in the
manner specified in the applicable provision of
``(I) the offense involved
interstate or foreign commerce, or the
use of the mails; or
``(II) the conduct occurred in any
commonwealth, territory, or possession
of the United States, within the
special maritime and territorial
jurisdiction of the United States, in a
Federal prison, on any land or building
owned by, leased to, or otherwise used
by or under the control of the
Government of the United States, or in
the Indian country as defined in
``(C) the term `minor' means any person under the
age of 18 years; and
``(D) the term `State' means a State of the United
States, the District of Columbia, and any commonwealth,
territory, or possession of the United States.''.
SEC. 3. TITLE 18 CONFORMING AND TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS.
(a) Section 2247.--Section 2247 of title 18, United States Code, is
amended by inserting ``, unless section 3559(e) applies'' before the
(b) Section 2426.--Section 2426 of title 18, United States Code, is
amended by inserting ``, unless section 3559(e) applies'' before the
(c) Technical Amendments.--Sections 2252(c)(1) and 2252A(d)(1) of
title 18, United States Code, are each amended by striking ``less than
three'' and inserting ``fewer than 3''.
Passed the House of Representatives July 25, 2000.
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