US HB1374 | 2015-2016 | 114th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on March 16 2015 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-03-31 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for counterfeiting or selling Presidential inauguration tickets, and for other purposes. Amends the federal criminal code to provide for a fine, up to six months' imprisonment, or both, for: (1) knowingly transferring for money or property a ticket to a presidential inaugural ceremony (a public inaugural ceremony at which the President elect or Vice President elect take the oath or affirmation of office), except for a transfer that occurs after the date on which the ceremony for which the ticket was issued takes place; (2) knowingly, falsely, and with intent to defraud, making, forging, counterfeiting, or altering a ticket to such ceremony; or (3) with intent to defraud, entering or attempting to enter such a ceremony with a ticket, knowing that ticket to have been falsely made, forged, counterfeited, or altered.

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Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for counterfeiting or selling Presidential inauguration tickets, and for other purposes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2015-03-31HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
2015-03-16HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2015-03-16HouseIntroduced in House

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