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H.R. 2517 (110th): Protecting Our Children Comes First Act of 2007

To amend the Missing Children's Assistance Act to authorize appropriations, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Nicholas “Nick” Lampson

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 22nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 21, 2008
Length: 5 pages

May 24, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 3, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 3, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-240

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1829: Protect our Children First Act of 2007

Ordered Reported on Dec 13, 2007. 73% incorporated. (compare text)


May 24, 2007

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 5, 2007
Passed House (Senate next)

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

May 20, 2008
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 3, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2517 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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