About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to authorize the Attorney General to acquire and exchange information to assist Federal, State, and local officials in the identification of certain deceased individuals and in the location of missing children and other specified individuals.
- Summary (CRS)
Missing Children Act - Authorizes the Attorney General to collect and exchange information which would assist in the identification of unidentified deceased individuals and the location of missing persons, including ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Nov 17, 1981
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Sep 23, 1982
Companion Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1701 (97th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 5003 (97th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5003”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Last Action: Sep 23, 1982
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 23, 1981
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5003 — 97th Congress: Missing Children Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5003
“H.R. 5003 — 97th Congress: Missing Children Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. December 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5003>
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