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S. 1936 (113th): A bill to improve the response to missing children and victims of child sex trafficking.

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 16, 2014 (Introduced).


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113th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1936

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 16, 2014

(for himself, Mr. Schumer, and Mr. Inhofe) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To improve the response to missing children and victims of child sex trafficking.

1.

Response to missing children and victims of child sex trafficking

(a)

Missing Children's Assistance Act

Section 404(b)(1)(P)(iii) of the Missing Children's Assistance Act ( 42 U.S.C. 5773(b)(1)(P)(iii) ) is amended by striking child prostitution and inserting child sex trafficking.

(b)

Crime Control Act of 1990

Section 3702 of the Crime Control Act of 1990 ( 42 U.S.C. 5780 ) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (2), by striking and at the end;

(2)

in paragraph (3)

(A)

by redesignating subparagraphs (B) and (C) as subparagraphs (C) and (D), respectively; and

(B)

by inserting after subparagraph (A) the following:

(B)

a recent photograph of the child, if available;

; and

(3)

in paragraph (4)

(A)

in subparagraph (A), by striking 60 days and inserting 30 days;

(B)

in subparagraph (B), by striking and at the end;

(C)

in subparagraph (C)

(i)

by inserting State and local child welfare systems and before the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children; and

(ii)

by striking the period at the end and inserting ; and; and

(D)

by adding at the end the following:

(D)

grant permission to the National Crime Information Center Terminal Contractor for the State to update the missing person record in the National Crime Information Center computer networks with additional information learned during the investigation relating to the missing person.

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