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Last Action: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2015.
Nov 19, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This bill was introduced on November 19, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 36th congressional district
Passed Senate — Sep 23, 1982
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 the location of missing children and other specified individuals.
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 ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1701 (97th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 5049 (97th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5049”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5049 — 97th Congress: Missing Children Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5049
“H.R. 5049 — 97th Congress: Missing Children Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5049>
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