S. 2950: Criminal History Background Checks Pilot Extension Act of 2009

S. 2950

Criminal History Background Checks Pilot Extension Act of 2009

Sponsor
Sen. Charles E. Schumer

Date
February 2, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Sarah Makin

Floor Situation

S. 2950 is being considered under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) on January 25, 2010.

Bill Summary

S. 2950 amends the PROTECT Act to extend by 14 months the Child Safety Pilot Program (allowing certain volunteer organizations to obtain national and state criminal history background checks on their volunteers).

Background

For more information on the PROTECT Act, see this CRS document.

Cost

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has not yet produced a cost estimate for S. 2950.