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house Bill H.R. 680

Rilya Wilson Act

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      house Committees
      Worker and Family Support
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
      Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedFebruary 13th, 2013

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Rilya Wilson Act

Official Title

To require State child welfare agencies to promptly report information on missing or abducted children to law enforcement authorities, and for other purposes.


Riya Wilson Act - Amends title IV (Grants to States for Aid and Services to Needy Families with Children and for Child-Welfare Services) of the Social Security Act to require an approved state plan that is required in order to be eligible for federal payments for foster care and adoption assistance to provide that such state has in effect procedures that require the state child welfare agency to promptly report information on missing or abducted children to law enforcement authorities for entry into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) database. Amends the Crime Control Act of 1990 to require a state reporting a missing child under the age of 21 to the NCIC to: (1) require the state law enforcement agency that entered the report to include a recent photograph in information updating a record, and (2) notify the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children of each report received relating to a child reported missing from a foster care family home or childcare institution.

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