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H.R. 1808: Improving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act of 2017

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1808 updates the Missing Children’s Assistance Act to align with best practices currently utilized at the state and local levels to recover missing and exploited children. Specifically, the legislation:

  • Clarifies existing structures to align with current practices by recognizing that a growing number of children are victims of child sex trafficking and sextortion.
  • Updates requirements to better serve victims and families, including assistance and information relating to free or low-cost legal, food, lodging, and transportation services.
  • Protects children missing from state care and victims of sex trafficking ...

Sponsor and status

Brett Guthrie

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 24, 2017
Length: 13 pages
Introduced:

Mar 30, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 3354: Missing Children’s Assistance Act of 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 30, 2017
 
Introduced

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Apr 4, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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May 4, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Education and the Workforce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

May 23, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 1808 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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