A bill to clarify the standards for State sex offender registration programs under the Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexuality Violent Offender Registration Act.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Hampshire. Republican.
Last Updated: May 20, 1997
Length: 18 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
This bill was introduced on May 20, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)
Passed House (Senate next) — Sep 23, 1997
May 20, 1997
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Sep 23, 1997
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1683 (105th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 767 (105th).
S. 767 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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