H.R. 10977 (94th): A bill to exercise the power of the Congress under article IV of the Constitution to declare the effect of certain State judicial proceedings respecting the custody of children.


Dec 3, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 3, 1975, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Moss

Representative for California's 3rd congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

Requires that any decree of the Court of a State or the District of Columbia, respecting the custody of children of divorced or separated parents, shall be enforced by every ... Read more >

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Dec 3, 1975

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 10977”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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H.R. 988 (95th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1977

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