H.R. 3486 (112th): SOS Child Abuse Act

Introduced:

Nov 18, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 18, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Karen Bass
Representative for California's 33rd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require States receiving funds under section 106 of such Act to have in effect a State law providing for a criminal penalty on an individual who fails to report witnessing another individual engaging in sexual abuse of a child.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 3617 (Related)
See Something, Say Something Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 8, 2011

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History

Introduced
Nov 18, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
29 cosponsors (23D, 6R) (show)
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Votes

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