Text: H.R.5238 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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[H.R. 5238 Introduced in House (IH)]







108th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5238

 To direct the Attorney General and Secretary of Homeland Security to 
   conduct a pilot study under which the Secretary may issue public 
 warnings regarding threats to homeland security using an AMBER Alert 
                                system.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            October 6, 2004

 Mr. Shadegg introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
 To direct the Attorney General and Secretary of Homeland Security to 
   conduct a pilot study under which the Secretary may issue public 
 warnings regarding threats to homeland security using an AMBER Alert 
                                system.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PILOT STUDY TO MOVE WARNING SYSTEMS INTO THE MODERN DIGITAL 
              AGE.

    (a) Pilot Study.--The Attorney General and Secretary of Homeland 
Security, from funds available for improving the national system to 
notify the general public in the event of a terrorist attack, and in 
consultation with the heads of other appropriate Federal agencies, the 
National Association of State Chief Information Officers, and other 
stakeholders with respect to public warning systems, shall conduct a 
pilot study under which the Secretary may issue public warnings 
regarding threats to homeland security using an AMBER Alert system.
    (b) Report.--Not later than 9 months after the date of the 
enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall submit to the Congress a 
report regarding the findings, conclusions, and recommendations of the 
pilot study.
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