H.R. 1973 extends the mandatory reporting requirements of child abuse to national governing bodies, like USA gymnastics, to ensure that reports are immediately made to local or federal law enforcement authorities. The bill also allows civil suits by minors against sex abuse perpetrators to be brought by clarifying that once a victim has established a harm occurred, the court will ...
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(Source: Republican Policy Committee)
Apr 6, 2017
Passed House (Senate next) on May 25, 2017
This bill passed in the House on May 25, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Indiana's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2017
Length: 13 pages
H.R. 1973 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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