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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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.
6 cosponsors (5D, 1R) (show)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
Links & tools
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. May 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1792>
|title=S. 1792 (112th)
|accessdate=May 28, 2016
|author=112th Congress (2011)
|date=November 2, 2011
|quote=Strengthening Investigations of Sex Offenders and Missing Children Act of 2011