S. 1191 (93rd): Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

An Act to provide financial assistance for a demonstration program for the prevention, identification, and treatment of child abuse and neglect, to establish a National Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, and for other purposes.



Mar 13, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 31, 1974

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 31, 1974.


Pub.L. 93-247


Walter Mondale

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Jan 31, 1974


Mar 13, 1973

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Jul 10, 1973
Reported by Committee

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Jul 14, 1973
Passed Senate

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Dec 3, 1973
Passed House with Changes

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Dec 20, 1973
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Dec 21, 1973
House Agreed to Changes

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Jan 31, 1974
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1191 (93rd) 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 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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