H.R.5317 - National AMBER Alert Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16] (Introduced 09/04/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||09/21/2002 See also H.R. 5422.|
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Summary: H.R.5317 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
National AMBER Alert Act of 2002 - Directs the Attorney General to establish an AMBER (America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response) Alert Coordinator position to: (1) establish guidelines for implementing a statewide AMBER Alert plan; (2) provide technical assistance to the States, broadcasters, and law enforcement agencies in implementing such plans; (3) certify to the Secretary of Transportation any State that has established or agrees to establish such a plan and a reciprocal arrangement with other States; and (4) monitor compliance and revoke certification of any State that fails to establish such a plan.
Introduced in House (09/04/2002)
Directs the Secretary to make grants to certified States to develop, acquire, install, and construct facilities and equipment along highways to notify the public about missing children and their abductors.