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The Child Abduction Prevention Act

Rep. Darryl Rouson files HB 787: The Child Abduction Prevention Act

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According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, 350,000 child abductions by a member of the child’s family occur each year. Thousands more go unreported. House Bill 787, filed this week by Representative Darryl Rouson (D-St. Petersburg), addresses the complex and tragic issue of family child abduction. Representative Rouson is deeply committed to addressing the welfare of some of our most vulnerable members of society, its children. “I am horrified that child abductions by family members are occurring…

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