S. 105 (96th): Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act of 1980


Jan 23, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 23, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Malcolm Wallop

Senator from Wyoming


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 28 and title 18 of the United States Code to prohibit and remedy the interstate restraint of children in violation of rights of custody and visitation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/23/1979--Introduced.Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act of 1979 - Requires appropriate State authorities to give full faith and credit to a child custody determination by a court of another State which has ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 23, 1979

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 105”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (12D, 10R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 7291 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 1980

S. 3259 (Related)
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Passed Senate
Last Action: Dec 9, 1980

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