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S. 201 (114th): Child Custody Protection Act of 2015

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A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit taking minors across State lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Robert “Rob” Portman

Sponsor. Senator for Ohio. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015
Length: 6 pages
Jan 21, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Cardin Statement on World Press Freedom Day 2015
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] on May 1, 2015

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Senator Dick Durbin, and Senator Bill Nelson Hold Press Conference on Bill to Protect Children from Detergent Packet Poisoning
    — Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA14] on Mar 19, 2015

Butterfield Joins First Ever Congressional Voting Rights Caucus
    — Rep. George “G.K.” Butterfield [D-NC1] on May 24, 2016

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Jan 21, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 201 (114th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 201. This is the one from the 114th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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