HR695: Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017

By | April 13, 2018
Seal of the Dept. of Justice.

Seal of the Dept. of Justice.

Directs DOJ to establish a program for background checks on caregivers for children, the elderly or the disabled.

Official 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.

Passed House
2017-05-22
Passed Senate
2017-10-16
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

S.Amdt.1114: https://www.congress.gov/amendment/115th-congress/senate-amendment/1114
S.Amdt.1115: https://www.congress.gov/amendment/115th-congress/senate-amendment/1115

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by voice vote.

Related bill: HR1892 (Related bill)

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