To promote permanent families for children, privacy and safety for unwed mothers, responsible fatherhood, and security for adoptive parents by establishing a National Responsible Father Registry and encouraging States to enter into agreements to contribute the information contained in the State's Responsible Father Registry to the National Responsible Father Registry, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 18, 2015
Length: 24 pages
Jun 18, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 18, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 20, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3549 (113th).
Jun 18, 2015
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H.R. 2818 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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