S.1759 - A bill to clarify Congressional intent regarding the full application of section 1073 of title 18, United States Code, to State felony parental kidnapping cases.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wallop, Malcolm [R-WY] (Introduced 10/21/1981)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/07/1982 Committee on Judiciary received executive comment from Office of the Attorney General. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1759 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/21/1981)
Amends the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act of 1980 to declare that the Fugitive Felon Act applies to State felony parental kidnapping cases without restriction, notwithstanding any other provision of law.
Directs the Attorney General to eliminate within 30 days of enactment all guidelines that limit the application of the Fugitive Felon Act to such cases, including those requiring information that the child is in physical danger. Directs the Attorney General to report to Congress on the Justice Department's compliance with this Act.