H.R. 3635 (98th): Child Protection Act of 1984


Jul 21, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 21, 1984

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 21, 1984.


Pub.L. 98-292


Harold Sawyer

Representative for Michigan's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 21, 1984

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend chapter 110 (relating to sexual exploitation of children) of title 18 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 3062 (Related)
Federal Anti-Child Pornography Act of 1983

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 1983

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 3635” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Jul 21, 1983
Reported by Committee
Oct 4, 1983
Passed House
Nov 14, 1983
Passed Senate with Changes
Mar 30, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
May 21, 1984


101 cosponsors (59R, 42D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Nov 14, 1983 midnight
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