H.R. 3845 (110th): PROTECT Our Children Act of 2007


Oct 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 14, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2007
Length: 29 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a Special Counsel for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction within the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, to improve the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, to increase resources for regional computer forensic labs, and to make other improvements to increase the ability of law enforcement agencies to investigate and prosecute child predators.

Summary (CRS)

Providing Resources, Officers, and Technology to Eradicate Cyber Threats to Our Children Act of 2007 or the PROTECT Our Children Act of 2007 - TitleI - Special Counsel For Child ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 16, 2007

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Nov 14, 2007
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3845”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


38 cosponsors (33D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Nov 14, 2007 1:24 p.m.
Passed 415/2

Related Bills

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S. 1738 (Related)
PROTECT Our Children Act of 2008

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 2008

S. 2237 (Related)
Crime Control and Prevention Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 25, 2007

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