May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 23, 2011
Length: 50 pages
About the bill
To ensure compliance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction by countries with which the United States enjoys reciprocal obligations, to establish procedures for the prompt return of children abducted to other countries, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1940 — 112th Congress: International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1940
“H.R. 1940 — 112th Congress: International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. September 29, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1940>
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