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house Bill H.R. 4129

Runaway Reporting Improvement Act of 2009

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      Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security
    IntroducedNovember 19th, 2009

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Runaway Reporting Improvement Act of 2009

Official Title

To amend the Crime Control Act of 1990 to require certification of State and law enforcement agency reports related to missing children and to require that certain information be provided to individuals reporting a missing child, and for other purposes.


Runaway Reporting Improvement Act of 2009 - Amends the Crime Control Act of 1990 with respect to the reporting of missing children to require: (1) federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to certify to the Attorney General compliance with requirements to report missing children to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database; and (2) state and local law enforcement officers to give a written information sheet to each individual who reports a missing child that includes the toll-free phone numbers of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the National Runaway Switchboard and a description of services provided by such organizations.

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