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S. 3101 (107th): Missing Children’s Assistance Act of 2002


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 10, 2002 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


S 3101 IS

107th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3101

To amend title IV of the Missing Children’s Assistance Act to provide for increased funding for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 10, 2002

Mr. Leahy (for himself, Mr. Hatch, and Mr. Biden) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend title IV of the Missing Children’s Assistance Act to provide for increased funding for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Missing Children’s Assistance Act of 2002’.

SEC. 2. CREATION OF A CYBER-TIPLINE.

    Section 404(b)(1) of the Missing Children’s Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5773(b)(1)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

        ‘(H) coordinate the operation of a Cyber-Tipline to provide online users an effective means of reporting Internet-related child sexual exploitation in the areas of distribution of child pornography, online enticement of children for sexual acts, and child prostitution.’.

SEC. 3. ANNUAL GRANT TO THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING AND EXPLOITED CHILDREN.

    Section 404(b)(2) of the Missing Children’s Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5773(b)(2)) is amended by striking ‘$10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003’ and inserting ‘$20,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006’.

SEC. 4. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    Section 408(a) of the Missing Children’s Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5777(a)) is amended by striking ‘fiscal years 2000 through 2003.’ and inserting ‘fiscal years 2003 through 2006.’.