[113th Congress Public Law 104]
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Public Law 113-104
113th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To require the Attorney General to report on State law penalties for 
     certain child abusers, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: May 20, 
                         2014 -  [H.R. 3627]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Kilah Davenport 
Child Protection Act of 2013. 18 USC 1 note.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act 
of 2013''.
SEC. 2. ATTORNEY GENERAL REPORT.

    Not later than 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act, and 
again 3 years thereafter, the Attorney General shall publish and submit 
to the Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives and 
the Committee on the Judiciary of the United States Senate a report on 
the penalties for violations of laws prohibiting child abuse in each of 
the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and each territory of the 
United States, including whether the laws of that State, District, or 
territory provides for enhanced penalties when the victim has suffered 
serious bodily injury, or permanent or protracted loss or impairment of 
any mental or emotional function.
SEC. 3. EXPANSION OF PREDICATE FOR INCREASED PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN 
                    DOMESTIC ASSAULTS.

    Section 117(a)(1) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by 
inserting ``, or against a child of or in the care of the person 
committing the domestic assault'' after ``intimate partner''.

    Approved May 20, 2014.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3627:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 113-286 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 159 (2013):
                                    Dec. 9, considered and passed House.
                                                        Vol. 160 (2014):
                                    May 7, considered and passed Senate.

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