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House Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and InvestigationsIntroducedJanuary 16th, 2009
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To amend title 18, United States Code, to strengthen enforcement of spousal court-ordered property distributions, and for other purposes.
Jane's Law - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or a prison term of up to two years on any person who travels in interstate or foreign commerce to evade compliance with a court-ordered property distribution in a divorce proceeding involving more than $5,000. Requires payment of restitution equal to the total unpaid property distribution from any person convicted of evading payment.