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  • H.Amdt.25   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment narrows the definition of child pornography and creates new obscenity offenses to cover virtual and real child pornography that involves visual depictions of prepubescent children and minors; and creates a new offense against pandering materials as child pornography and strengthens penalties for repeat offenders.
    Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Offered 03/27/2003)
    Latest Action: 03/27/03 On agreeing to the Smith (TX) amendment (A008) Agreed to by recorded vote: 406 - 15 (Roll no. 88).
  • H.Amdt.24   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment requires certain procedures (known as Code Adam) be established and followed when a child is reported lost or missing in a Federal building.
    Sponsor: Rep. Acevedo-Vila, Anibal [D-PR-At Large] (Offered 03/27/2003)
    Latest Action: 03/27/03 On agreeing to the Acevedo-Vila amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.23   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment authorizes the Secret Service, at the request of any State or local law enforcement agency, or at the request of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, to provide forensic and investigative assistance in support of any investigation involving missing or exploited children.
    Sponsor: Rep. Lampson, Nick [D-TX-9] (Offered 03/27/2003)
    Latest Action: 03/27/03 On agreeing to the Lampson amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.22   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment requires the Department of Justice to conduct a feasibility study and submit to Congress a report, including recommendations, which may include a proposal for grants to the States to develop or improve programs to collect fingerprints and perform background checks on individuals that seek to volunteer with organizations that work with children, the elderly, or the disabled.
    Sponsor: Rep. Carter, John R. [R-TX-31] (Offered 03/27/2003)
    Latest Action: 03/27/03 On agreeing to the Carter amendment (A005) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.21   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment requires the new AMBER Alert coordinator to submit a report to Congress by Mar. 1, 2005 on the effectiveness and status of the AMBER Alert plans in each State; and provides an additional $5 million in grant funding to help States implement new technologies designed to improve the dissemination of AMBER alerts.
    Sponsor: Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] (Offered 03/27/2003)
    Latest Action: 03/27/03 On agreeing to the Foley amendment (A004) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.20   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment authorizes $15 million for Regional and Local Children's Advocacy Centers through 2005, and provides $5 million for grants for specialized technical assistance and training programs.
    Sponsor: Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large] (Offered 03/27/2003)
    Latest Action: 03/27/03 On agreeing to the Pomeroy amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
  • H.Amdt.19   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment places strict limits on departures from Federal sentencing guidelines.
    Sponsor: Rep. Feeney, Tom [R-FL-24] (Offered 03/27/2003)
    Latest Action: 03/27/03 On agreeing to the Feeney amendment (A002) Agreed to by recorded vote: 357 - 58, 1 Present (Roll no. 87).
  • H.Amdt.18   — 108th Congress (2003-2004)

    Description: Amendment makes it a criminal act to knowingly use a misleading domain name with the intent to deceive a person into viewing obscenity on the Internet or knowingly deceive a minor into viewing material on the Internet that is harmful to minors.
    Sponsor: Rep. Pence, Mike [R-IN-6] (Offered 03/27/2003)
    Latest Action: 03/27/03 On agreeing to the Pence amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.