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H.R. 695: Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017

H.R. 695 directs the Department of Justice to establish a program to allow organizations that provide services to youth, the elderly, and the disabled to obtain information from criminal background checks in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint database. Specifically, the legislation ensures these organizations have access to the FBI’s fingerprint searches in a timely and effective manner and ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on May 22, 2017

This bill passed in the House on May 22, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Adam Schiff

Representative for California's 28th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 23, 2017
Length: 9 pages

Prognosis:

34% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 705 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Sep 7, 2017

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 22, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 5, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

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May 22, 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.

May 22, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 695 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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