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H.R. 4048 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a refundable credit to individuals who donate their organs at death. [Introduced in House] ...
106th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4047 _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES July 26, 2000 Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary _______________________________________________________________________ AN ACT To amend title 18 of the United States Code to provide life imprisonment for repeat offenders who commit sex offenses against children. 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 Protection Act''. SEC. 2. MANDATORY LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR REPEAT SEX OFFENDERS AGAINST CHILDREN. 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 Children.-- ``(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 is imposed. ``(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 either-- ``(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 title 18-- ``(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 section 1151; ``(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 final period. (b) Section 2426.--Section 2426 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by inserting ``, unless section 3559(e) applies'' before the final period. (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. Attest: JEFF TRANDAHL, Clerk.
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