To ensure compliance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction by countries with which the United States enjoys reciprocal obligations, to establish procedures for the prompt return of children abducted to other countries, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2014
Length: 17 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 8, 2014
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 8, 2014.
What legislators are saying
“<span class='\"kicker\"'>Intl Human Rights Day Weds. Dec 10</span>Smith cites rights violations in China, Vietnam, Nigeria, Iraq, Syria, other nations; Honors retiring human rights leader Rep. Wolf”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Dec 10, 2014
“Pascrell Hails Passage of Anti-Child Abduction Bill”
— Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ9] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 25, 2014
H.R. 3212 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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