Summary: S.2118 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (11/17/1983)

National Symposium on Missing Children Act of 1983 - Establishes a 15 member Commission on Missing Children to conduct an inquiry into the problem of missing children.

Requires the Commission to hold a national symposium to bring together experts, professionals, and interested individuals to: (1) find solutions to prevent the disappearance of children and provide for the safe return of any missing children; (2) disseminate information and assistance to citizens, agencies, and the government; (3) make recommendations to the President and Congress for legislative changes; and (4) make recommendations for a program to coordinate and assist those concerned with missing children.

Directs the Commission to submit a comprehensive report incorporating specific recommendations to the President and the Congress.

Requires the Commission to terminate 18 months after its inception.

Authorizes appropriations.