House Bill 3285
117th Congress(2021-2022)
21st Century President Act
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Passed House on Jun 21, 2022
Overview
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Introduced
May 17, 2021
Latest Action
Jun 22, 2022
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
3285
Congress
117
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
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House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
June 21, 2022
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
Summary

21st Century President Act

This bill revises the definition of immediate family for purposes of a criminal offense involving a threat to kill, kidnap, or inflict bodily harm on a former President or a member of the immediate family of a former President.

Specifically, it replaces gender-specific references to a former President's wife and widow with the gender-neutral terms spouse and surviving spouse.

Text (3)
June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022
Actions (15)
06/22/2022
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
06/21/2022
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/21/2022
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5700)
06/21/2022
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
06/21/2022
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3285.
06/21/2022
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5700-5701)
06/21/2022
Mr. Cicilline moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
06/21/2022
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 291.
06/21/2022
Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 117-380.
06/15/2022
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
06/15/2022
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/15/2022
Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Discharged.
11/09/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
05/17/2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
05/17/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
May 18, 2021 7:12:13 AM
Record Updated
Jun 24, 2022 10:01:46 PM