PROTECT Act

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On April 30, 2003, President George W. Bush signed S. 151, the PROTECT Act of 2003 -- "Prosecutorial Remedies and Other Tools to end the Exploitation of Children Today". The prime sponsor of S. 151 was Senator Orrin G. Hatch [1], with Senator Patrick Leahy [2][3] as co-sponsor. [4][5]

According to the Department of Justice, "The Act Establishes the AMBER Alert Program [S. 121], and Provides Significant New Investigative Tools." [6][7]

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