A bill to amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to establish a voluntary national criminal history background check system and criminal history review program for certain individuals who, related to their employment, have access to children, the elderly, or individuals with disabilities, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Utah. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017
Length: 12 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 16, 2017 but was never passed by the House.
What legislators are saying
“Child Protection Improvements Act Passes in the Senate Judiciary Committee”
— Sen. Orrin Hatch [R-UT, 1977-2018] (Sponsor) on Sep 7, 2017
Mar 23, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 3, 2017
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Sep 7, 2017
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.
Oct 16, 2017
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 705 (115th) was 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.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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