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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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The “S.” in “S. 1191” means this is a Senate 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.


Mar 13, 1973
Reported by Committee
Jul 10, 1973
Passed Senate
Jul 14, 1973
Passed House with Changes
Dec 3, 1973
Passed Senate with Changes
Dec 20, 1973
House Agreed to Changes
Dec 21, 1973
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 31, 1974


18 cosponsors (12D, 6R) (show)
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