Summary: S.2883 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 108-370 (10/25/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Prevention of Child Abduction Partnership Act - Amends the International Child Abduction Remedies Act (ICARA) to limit the tort liability of private entities or organizations that receive grants or enter into contracts or agreements to assist the U.S. Central Authority in carrying out its responsibilities and functions under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and ICARA where the action is directly related to the performance of such responsibilities and functions.

Creates exceptions to this limitation on liability for: (1) intentional misconduct, actual malice, reckless disregard to a substantial risk of injury without legal justification, or actions unrelated to the performance of responsibilities or functions under such Act; and (2) alleged acts or omissions related to an ordinary business activity.