Summary: H.R.1716 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/22/1997)

Missing and Exploited Children Act of 1997 - Authorizes appropriations to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children for FY 1998 through 2002 to operate a national resource center and clearinghouse designed to: (1) provide information regarding free or low-cost legal, restaurant, lodging, and transportation services for the benefit of missing children and their families and information on Federal programs to assist such persons; (2) coordinate public and private programs which locate or reunite missing children with their legal guardians; (3) disseminate information about innovative and model missing children's programs, services, and legislation; and (4) provide technical assistance and training in the prevention, investigation, prosecution, and treatment of missing and exploited child cases and in locating and recovering missing children.