Amendment requires the Attorney General to create a national register of cases of child abuse or neglect with information in such register supplied by States, or, at the option of a State, by political subdivisions of such State.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 26 printed in the Congressional Record to create a national child abuse registry within the Department of Justice. The amendment also requires the Attorney General to work in consultation with the Secretary of HHS in creating the database.

House Amendment Code:

(A022)

House Tally Clerks use this code to manage amendment information.