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Emily's Law

Petition published by Michael Sanchez, Charles Hamilton, Don Wood on Jul 21, 2011
1570 Signatures 
Target: United States Illinois Senators & Congress

Petition Background (Preamble):

Often, when there is a child custody order in place, or even when a custody hearing is pending, one parent may fear that the other parent will attempt to circumvent the court and remove the child without consent, or fail to return the child following a routine visit.

According to the National Center for missing & exploited children, they estimate that 200,000 families become victims of this horrific crime each year.

Currently, few laws protect families against the risk of Parental Abduction and because of this, families are being destroyed every day by the other parent when they are simply allowed to leave the Country without being cross referenced before boarding an International flight.


We the undersigned, call on the United States Congress to write into law:

A federal Judicial Mandate that orders any and all judges to enter any and all visitation and/or any and all custody orders into the N.C.I.C. (national crime intelligence computer) Immediately upon rendering a order of the court, cross referencing all parties involved (Named subject children and both spouses/parents via their identifying information, SSN, Drivers license, and passports foreign and domestic).

So that in the event that either parent attempts to leave the state or country with a child, airport security personnel must enter the traveling child's name into the national crime intelligence computer (N.C.I.C.) to ensure the parent is not in violation of a “current” custody order or if custody is under current negotiations by a judge.

If a violation is found, airport security should (1) not allow the child to board the plane and (2) contact law enforcement immediately.

The Emily's Law petition to United States Illinois Senators & Congress was written by Michael Sanchez, Charles Hamilton, Don Wood and is in the category Children's Rights at GoPetition. Contact author here. Petition tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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