Senate Bill 705
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017
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Amendments
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Passed Senate on Oct 16, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 23, 2017
Latest Action
Oct 19, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
705
Congress
115
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
Utah
Delaware
Louisiana
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
Minnesota
Passed
October 16, 2017
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
Summary

Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017

This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history reviews for individuals who apply to work or volunteer at organizations that serve children, elderly adults, or individuals with disabilities.

Text (3)
October 16, 2017
September 11, 2017
March 23, 2017
Amendments (2)
Oct 16, 2017
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 1113
To amend the title.
Agreed To
Oct 16, 2017
Agreed to in Senate
1
Sponsorship
Senate Amendment 1112
In the nature of a substitute.
Agreed To
Actions (12)
10/19/2017
Held at the desk.
10/19/2017
Received in the House.
10/17/2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
10/16/2017
Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
10/16/2017
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
10/16/2017
The committee amendments withdrawn by Unanimous Consent.
10/16/2017
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6409-6410; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S6410)
09/11/2017
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.
09/11/2017
Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Grassley with amendments. Without written report.
09/07/2017
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
03/23/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
03/23/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 24, 2017 5:21:03 AM
Updated
Dec 15, 2020 5:02:31 PM