Text: H.R.2780 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 106-468 (11/09/2000)

 
[106th Congress Public Law 468]
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Public Law 106-468
106th Congress

                                 An Act


 
      To authorize the Attorney General to provide <<NOTE: Nov. 9, 
 2000 -  [H.R. 2780]>> grants for organizations to find missing adults.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in <<NOTE: Kristen's Act.>> Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 42 USC 14661 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as ``Kristen's Act''.

SEC. 2. GRANTS FOR THE ASSISTANCE OF ORGANIZATIONS TO <<NOTE: 42 USC 
            14665.>>  FIND MISSING ADULTS.

    (a) In General.--The Attorney General may make grants to public 
agencies or nonprofit private organizations, or combinations thereof, 
for programs--
            (1) to assist law enforcement and families in locating 
        missing adults;
            (2) to maintain a national, interconnected database for the 
        purpose of tracking missing adults who are determined by law 
        enforcement to be endangered due to age, diminished mental 
        capacity, or the circumstances of disappearance, when foul play 
        is suspected or circumstances are unknown;
            (3) to maintain statistical information of adults reported 
        as missing;
            (4) to provide informational resources and referrals to 
        families of missing adults;
            (5) to assist in public notification and victim advocacy 
        related to missing adults; and
            (6) to establish and maintain a national clearinghouse for 
        missing adults.

    (b) Regulations.--The Attorney General may make such rules and 
regulations as may be necessary to carry out this Act.

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SEC. 3. <<NOTE: 42 USC 14665 note.>> AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this Act 
$1,000,000 each year for fiscal years 2001 through 2004.

    Approved November 9, 2000.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2780:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 146 (2000):
            Oct. 19, considered and passed House.
            Oct. 26, considered and passed Senate.

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