112 STAT. 2974 PUBLIC LAW 105-314—OCT. 30, 1998 Oct. 30, 1998 [H.R. 3494] Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act of 1998. 18 USC 1 note. Public Law 105-314 105th Congress An Act To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS. (a) SHORT TITLE. —This Act may be cited as the "Protection of Children From Sexual Predators Act of 1998". (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS. — The table of contents for this Act is as follows: Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. TITLE I—PROTECTION OF CHILDREN FROM PREDATORS Sec. 101. Use of interstate facilities to transmit identifying information about a minor for criminal sexual purposes. Sec. 102. Coercion and enticement. Sec. 103. Increased penalties for transportation of minors or assumed minors for illegal sexual activity and related crimes. Sec. 104. Repeat offenders in transportation offense. Sec. 105. Inclusion of offenses relating to child pornography in definition of sexual activity for which any person can be charged with a criminal offense. Sec. 106. Transportation generally. TITLE II—PROTECTION OF CHILDREN FROM CHILD PORNOGRAPHY Sec. 201. Additional jurisdictional base for prosecution of production of child pornography. Sec. 202. Increased penalties for child pornography offenses. Sec. 203. "Zero tolerance" for possession of child pornography. TITLE III—SEXUAL ABUSE PREVENTION Sec. 301. Elimination of redundancy and ambiguities. Sec. 302. Increased penalties for abusive sexual contact. Sec. 303. Repeat offenders in sexual abuse cases. TITLE IV—PROHIBITION ON TRANSFER OF OBSCENE MATERIAL TO MINORS Sec. 401. Transfer of obscene material to minors. TITLE V- -INCREASED PENALTIES FOR OFFENSES AGAINST CHILDREN AND FOR REPEAT OFFENDERS Sec. 501. Death or life in prison for certain offenses whose victims are children. Sec. 502. Sentencing enhancement for chapter 117 offenses. Sec. 503. Increased penalties for use of a computer in the sexual abuse or exploitation of a child. Sec. 504. Increased penalties for knowing misrepresentation in the sexual abuse or exploitation of a child. Sec. 505. Increased penalties for pattern of activity of sexual exploitation of children. Sec. 506. Clarification of definition of distribution of pornography. Sec. 507. Directive to the United States Sentencing Commission.
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