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US: Hatch child protection bill passes Senate committee
Deseret News – September 07, 2017
A bipartisan bill designed to improve federal child protection law sponsored by Sen. Orrin Hatch cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. The legislation would make permanent a pilot program that ensures that organizations serving children, the elderly, and individuals with disabilities have access to FBI fingerprint background checks for their employees, volunteers and coaches.
Also: Child Protection Improvements Act Passes in the Senate Judiciary Committee (Press release) (Includes video): https://www.hatch.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/releases?ID=0570BBC9-D208-4163-9566-B2E1AB8F6462