S. 2543 (110th): Child Custody Protection Act


Jan 22, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 22, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Ensign

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2008
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/22/2008--Introduced.Child Custody Protection Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit transporting a minor child across a state line to obtain an abortion (deems such transporting to be a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 22, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2543”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


28 cosponsors (27R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 403 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House & Senate
Last Action: Sep 26, 2006

S. 1179 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 4, 2009

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