S. 1701 (97th): Missing Children Act

Introduced:

Oct 5, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 23, 1982 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Paula Hawkins

Senator from Florida

Republican

See Instead:

H.R. 6976 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 12, 1982

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 5, 1981
 
Introduced

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Jul 29, 1982
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 23, 1982
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

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