CONGRESSWOMAN ELISE STEFANIK
On Tuesday, July 31, 2012, the House is scheduled to consider H.R. 4362, the STOP Identity Theft Act of 2012, under a suspension of the rules requiring a two-thirds majority vote for approval. H.R. 4362 was introduced by Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) on April 16, 2012, and was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, which held a mark-up and reported the bill on July 10, 2012 by a voice vote.
H.R. 4362 would call for the Attorney General to do the following:
The bill would amend the federal criminal code to do the following:
H.R. 4362 would direct the Attorney General to include in the first annual DOJ performance report made more than nine months after the date of this Act’s enactment information as to progress in implementing this Act regarding the following:
CBO expects that the legislation could result in a reallocation of DOJ resources, but they estimate that implementing the bill would have no significant net cost to the federal government. Enacting H.R. 4362 would not affect direct spending or revenues; therefore, pay-as-you-go procedures do not apply.