H.R.2194 - Child Protection Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-24] (Introduced 07/17/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/31/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2194 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/17/1997)
Child Protection Act of 1997 - Amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to direct the Attorney General to establish, publicize, and operate a national telephone service by which individuals may gain access to the Federal Bureau of Investigation database that tracks the movement and whereabouts of sex offenders.
Sets forth requirements regarding: (1) information that may not be disclosed; (2) notice to callers of fees, penalties for misuse of such information, and unavailability of the service to persons under age 18; (3) fees for use of the service; (4) limitations on the number of requests; (5) prohibited uses of such information; and (6) civil penalties imposed by the Attorney General of up to $1,000 per violation.