42 U.S. Code § 14016 - Enforcement of statutory rape laws
It is the sense of the Senate that States and local jurisdictions should aggressively enforce statutory rape laws.
The Attorney General shall ensure that the Department of Justice’s Violence Against Women initiative addresses the issue of statutory rape, particularly the commission of statutory rape by predatory older men committing repeat offenses.
Section was enacted as part of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, and not as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 which enacted this chapter.
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