S.2155 - A bill to provide meaningful civil remedies for victims of the sexual exploitation of children.109th Congress (2005-2006)
Summary: S.2155 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)
Introduced in Senate (12/20/2005)
Amends the federal criminal code to allow any person who was the victim of a sexual crime while a minor to sue in federal court for damages for resulting injury, regardless of whether the injury occurred while such person was a minor. (Current law allows a minor who is the victim of a sexual crime to sue.) Increases from $50,000 to $150,000 the minimum amount of damages such a victim shall be deemed to have sustained.