H.R. 1241 (102nd): Child Support Recovery Act of 1992


Mar 5, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 4, 1992 but was never passed by the Senate.


Henry Hyde

Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district


See Instead:

S. 1002 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 25, 1992

About the bill

Full Title

To impose a criminal penalty for flight to avoid payment of arrearages in child support.

Summary (CRS)

8/4/1992--Passed House amended.Child Support Recovery Act of 1992 - Amends the Federal criminal code to set penalties (a fine, imprisonment up to six months, or both for a first offense ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 5, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 1, 1992
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 4, 1992
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1241”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


141 cosponsors (73R, 68D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1002 (Related)
Child Support Recovery Act of 1992

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 25, 1992

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: