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House Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and InvestigationsIntroducedApril 23rd, 2013
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Child Protection Act of 2013
To amend title 18, United States Code, to remove knowledge of age as an element of the offense for the sex trafficking of children or by force, fraud, or coercion.
Child Protection Act of 2013 or Hazel's Law - Amends federal criminal code provisions prohibiting sex trafficking of children or by force, fraud, or coercion to eliminate the requirement that the defendant had a reasonable opportunity to observe the victim in order to relieve the government of the need to prove that the defendant knew that the victim had not attained age 18.