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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Nov 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
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.
Senator from Rhode Island
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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2012
Length: 2 pages
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S. 1792 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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