S. 1867: International Megan’s Law to Prevent Child Exploitation Through Advanced Notification of Traveling Sex Offenders

A bill to protect children from exploitation by providing advance notice of intended travel by registered sex offenders outside the United States to the government of the country of destination, requesting foreign governments to notify the United States when a known sex offender is seeking to enter the United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 27, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jul 27, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 27, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Richard Shelby

Senior Senator from Alabama

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015
Length: 20 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jul 27, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 1867 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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