H.R. 5049 (97th): Missing Children Act

Introduced:

Nov 19, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 19, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John LaFalce
Representative for New York's 36th congressional district
Democrat

See Instead:

S. 1701 (same title)
Passed Senate — Sep 23, 1982

H.R. 5104 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 23, 1981

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 the location of missing children and other specified individuals.

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Related Bills

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S. 1701 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Sep 23, 1982

H.R. 5104 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 23, 1981

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History

Introduced
Nov 19, 1981

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