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

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:

Passed House (Senate next) on May 23, 2017

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

Prognosis:

45% 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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
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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