New Cosponsor — Jul 18, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA3]
The bill now has 29 cosponsors (23 Democrats, 6 Republicans).
Nov 18, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on November 18, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 33rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2011
Length: 2 pages
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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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3486”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3486 — 112th Congress: SOS Child Abuse Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3486
“H.R. 3486 — 112th Congress: SOS Child Abuse Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr3486>
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