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senate Bill S. 1549

Stop the Sale of Murderabilia Act of 2013

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      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedSeptember 25th, 2013

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Stop the Sale of Murderabilia Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to amend chapter 87 of title 18, United States Code, to end the terrorizing effects of the sale of muderabilia on crime victims and their families.


Stop the Sale of Murderabilia Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a federal or state prison inmate convicted of a crime of violence from knowingly placing in the mail or causing to be delivered in interstate or foreign commerce any property, article, or object. Sets forth exceptions for a mailing or delivery of title to real property, title to motor vehicles, or a security to satisfy debt that is: (1) imposed by law or a court order; or (2) incurred through a contract for legal services, a mortgage on the primary residence of the immediate family of the inmate, the education or medical care of the inmate or a member of the immediate family of the inmate, or life, health, home, or car insurance. Provides for civil and criminal forfeiture of real or personal property used to commit such a crime or obtained as a result of such crime. Provides civil remedies, including injunctions, damages, and attorney fees, for persons aggrieved by prisoners using the mail in violation of this Act.

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