US HB4203 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-2)
Status: Introduced on August 23 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-09-25 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Jane's Law This bill makes it a crime to knowingly travel in interstate or foreign commerce with the intent to evade compliance with a court ordered property distribution as part of a separation or divorce settlement. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to two years, or both—and mandatory restitution in the amount of total unpaid property distribution.

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Jane's Law



2019-09-25HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
2019-08-23HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2019-08-23HouseIntroduced in House


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