Bill Text — Dec 18, 2012
This bill’s text for status Referred to House Committee (Dec 18, 2012) is now available.
Nov 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Senator from Rhode Island
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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2012
Length: 2 pages
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.
Strengthening Investigations of Sex Offenders and Missing Children Act of 2011 - Amends the federal judicial code to authorize the United States Marshals Service to investigate, at the request of ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1792 — 112th Congress: Strengthening Investigations of Sex Offenders and Missing Children Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1792
“S. 1792 — 112th Congress: Strengthening Investigations of Sex Offenders and Missing Children Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1792>
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