H.R. 3132 (109th): Children’s Safety Act of 2005


Jun 30, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 14, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.


James Sensenbrenner Jr.

Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2005
Length: 128 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To make improvements to the national sex offender registration program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/14/2005--Passed House amended.Children's Safety Act of 2005 - TitleI - Sex Offender Registration and Notification ActSex Offender Registration and Notification Act - SubtitleA - Jacob Wetterling Sex Offender Registration and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 30, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 27, 2005
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.

Sep 14, 2005
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3132”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


88 cosponsors (73R, 15D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Sep 14, 2005 3:10 p.m.
Failed 106/316
Sep 14, 2005 3:20 p.m.
Agreed to 223/199
Sep 14, 2005 3:41 p.m.
Passed 371/52

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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

H.R. 4472 (Related)
Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 27, 2006

H.R. 4905 (Related)
Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 8, 2006

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