H.R.1915: Jennifer's Law

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Bill Summary

Jennifer's Law - Authorizes the Attorney General to provide grant awards to enable States to improve the reporting of unidentified and missing persons. Authorizes appropriations.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime.
Mr. Lazio moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1915.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 370 - 4 (Roll no. 169).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and read twice and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
May 25, 1999

Introduced in the House by Rick Lazio (R-N.Y.)

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