Federal Proposed Legislation H.R. 3317 – 115th Congress (2017-2018)

Official Title as Introduced: To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase the penalty for female genital mutilation, and for other purposes.

This bill would increase the penalty for female genital mutilation from five years imprisonment to 15 years. The bill would also express that the states put laws in place that require healthcare professional, teachers, and other school employees to report to local law enforcement any instance of suspected female genital mutilation.

Get informed https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/3317/titles?r=1

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