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Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) has announced the introduction of “The Child Protection Act of 2013” (HR1690, “Hazel’s Law”), which he is cosponsoring with Rep. Juan Vargas (D-CA). This bipartisan legislation closes a loophole in statutes barring sex trafficking of a minor by removing a “knowledge of age” requirement. While other criminal statutes involving exploitation of children do not have this requirement, sex traffickers have received shorter sentences after arguing that they did not know victims were underage.
California Congressman Doug LaMalfa on DHS Ammo Purchases: ‘It’s a Heck of a Lot of Bullets for Some Very Dubious-Sounding Reasons’
Washington, DC – Redding, CA – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) today issued the following comment on President Obama’s FY 2014 Budget released today, over two months late:
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) issued the following response to the Obama Administration’s apparent insistence on choosing the most painful sequester cuts possible in an effort to increase support for tax increases:
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA)today commented on the Department of Homeland Security’s order to release as many as 10,000 detained illegal immigrants under the pretenses of President Obama’s sequester funding cuts.
Congressman Doug LaMalfa discusses the new First Congressional District, challenges facing the federal government and the North State's economy in a video interview with the Auburn Journal.
Washington, DC – Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) released the following response to President Barack Obama’s call for gun bans and numerous additional restrictions on firearm ownership:
Rep. Doug LaMalfa joins a bipartisan group to read the US Constitution on the House floor Jan 15, 2013.
WASHINGTON — In one of his first major votes in Congress, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Chico, supported a measure Tuesday allocating $17 billion to repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy.
The measure passed the House by a vote of 327-91, according to the Associated Press.
LaMalfa was among Republicans who voted for an amendment that would have cut all federal budgets by 1.63 percent to offset the $17 billion that was approved for immediate hurricane relief.