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

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 ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 30, 2017

Status:

Passed House on May 23, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 23, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Brett Guthrie

Representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 24, 2017
Length: 13 pages

Prognosis:

17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 30, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 4, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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 19, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 23, 2017
 
Passed House

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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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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