CORNYN PRODS REP. BOBBY SCOTT TO STOP STALLING JENNA’S LAW, AIMED AT CHILD SEX ABUSE. The bill, modeled after a Texas law named for Jenna Quinn, is bottled up in the House after passing the Senate with unanimous consent.
December 3, 2020
Sen. John Cornyn has ramped up pressure on a House chairman who has stalled his bill aimed at curbing child sex abuse, demanding that Education and Labor Chairman Rep. Bobby Scott of Virginia let the bill get a vote before time runs out this month.
The Senate gave unanimous approval in September to the bipartisan Jenna Quinn Law, introduced by the Texas Republican and Sen. Maggie Hassan, a New Hampshire Democrat.
Cornyn made the bill a centerpiece of his reelection campaign, and Quinn, a Texan who was