S. 851 (108th): Child Custody Protection Act

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit taking minors across State lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Apr 10, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Ensign

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2003
Length: 5 pages


Apr 10, 2003

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S. 851 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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