S. 1792 (112th): Strengthening Investigations of Sex Offenders and Missing Children Act of 2011

Introduced:

Nov 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 17, 2012 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Sheldon Whitehouse

Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2012
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to clarify the authority of the United States Marshal Service to assist other Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies in the investigation of cases involving sex offenders and missing children.

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History

Nov 2, 2011
 
Introduced

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Dec 1, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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Dec 17, 2012
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

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