About the bill
S. 782 amends the PROTECT Our Children Act of 2008 to reauthorize through Fiscal Year 2022 the National Internet Crimes Against Children Data System and the National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction. The current authorization level is $250 million.
In 2008, Congress passed the Providing Resources, Officers, and Technology to Eradicate Cyber Threats to Our Children Act. The legislation mandated the Department of Justice to work with the National Drug Intelligence Center on a threat assessment of the magnitude of child exploitation. In 2016, the Department issued the second National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction to Congress. The Strategy describes in detail current efforts to find, prosecute, and punish those involved in preying on children and reaffirms an unwavering commitment to ensuring that all children are ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 2, 2017
Length: 1 page
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 2, 2017
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 2, 2017.
What legislators are saying
“Grassley Statement on Judiciary Nominations and PROTECT Our Children’s Act”
— Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 8, 2017
“In Case You Missed It: President Signs 15 of Sen. Hellers Bills into Law”
— Sen. Dean Heller [R-NV, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 3, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
S. 782 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 782. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2020). S. 782 — 115th Congress: PROTECT Our Children Act of 2017. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s782
“S. 782 — 115th Congress: PROTECT Our Children Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. September 28, 2020 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s782>
PROTECT Our Children Act of 2017, Pub. L. No. 115-82, S. 782, 115th Cong..
|title=S. 782 (115th)
|accessdate=September 28, 2020
|author=115th Congress (2017)
|date=March 30, 2017
|quote=PROTECT Our Children Act of 2017
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.