H.R.5932 - Organized Retail Theft Investigation and Prosecution Act of 2010

To establish the Organized Retail Theft Investigation and Prosecution Unit in the Department of Justice, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To establish the Organized Retail Theft Investigation and Prosecution Unit in the Department of Justice, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Organized Retail Theft Investigation and Prosecution Act of 2010 as introduced.
  • Short: Organized Retail Theft Investigation and Prosecution Act of 2010 as passed house.

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Official Summary

Organized Retail Theft Investigation and Prosecution Act of 2010 - Directs the Attorney General to establish the Organized Retail Theft Investigation and Prosecution Unit to: (1) investigate and prosecute those instances of organized retail theft over which the Department of Justice (DOJ) h

Official Summary

Organized Retail Theft Investigation and Prosecution Act of 2010 - Directs the Attorney General to establish the Organized Retail Theft Investigation and Prosecution Unit to:
(1) investigate and prosecute those instances of organized retail theft over which the Department of Justice (DOJ) has jurisdiction;
(2) assist state and local law enforcement agencies in investigating and prosecuting organized retail theft; and
(3) consult with key stakeholders, including retailers and online market places, to obtain information about instances of and trends in organized retail theft. Provides that the Unit shall include representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the United States Secret Service, the United States Postal Inspection Services, prosecutors, and any other necessary personnel. Defines \"organized retail theft\" as:
(1) the obtaining of retail merchandise by illegal means to resell or otherwise place such merchandise back into the stream of commerce; or
(2) aiding or abetting the commission of, or conspiring to commit, such theft. Requires the Attorney General to submit to the Judiciary Committees of Congress and make available to the public on the DOJ website a report containing recommendations on how retailers, online businesses, and law enforcement agencies can help prevent and combat organized retail theft . Authorizes appropriations for FY2011-FY2015.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.5932

  • National Retail Federation
  • National Association of Chain Drug Stores
  • Retail Industry Leadership Association
  • Consumer Healthcare Products Association
  • Food Marketing Institute
  • Coalition Against Organized Retail Crime (CAORC)
  • ...and 3 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.5932

  • Computer Communications Industry Association




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