H.R.1933 - A Child Is Missing Alert and Recovery Center Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Klein, Ron [D-FL-22] (Introduced 04/02/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/13/2010 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 458.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||07/21/2009 : Passed House|
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Text: H.R.1933 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Referred in Senate (07/22/2009)
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To direct the Attorney General to make an annual grant to the A Child Is Missing Alert and Recovery Center to assist law enforcement agencies in the rapid recovery of missing children, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the “A Child Is Missing Alert and Recovery Center Act”.
(a) In General.—The Attorney General, acting through the Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, shall annually make a grant to the A Child Is Missing Alert and Recovery Center.
(b) Specified Use of Funds for Recovery Activities, Regional Centers, Education, and Information Sharing.—A Child Is Missing Alert and Recovery Center shall use the funds made available under this Act—
(1) to operate and expand the A Child Is Missing Alert and Recovery Center to provide services to Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies to promote the quick recovery of a missing child in response to a request from such agencies for assistance by utilizing rapid alert telephone calls, text messaging, and satellite mapping technology;
(2) to maintain and expand technologies and techniques to ensure the highest level of performance of such services;
(3) to establish and maintain regional centers to provide both centralized and on-site training and to distribute information to Federal, State, and local law enforcement agency officials about how to best utilize the services provided by the A Child Is Missing Alert and Recovery Center;
(4) to share appropriate information with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the AMBER Alert Coordinator, the Silver Alert Coordinator, and appropriate Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies; and
(5) to assist the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the AMBER Alert Coordinator, the Silver Alert Coordinator, and appropriate Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies with education programs.
For purposes of this Act, the term “missing child” means an individual whose whereabouts are unknown to a Federal, State, or local law enforcement agency.
For grants under section 2, there are authorized to be appropriated to the Attorney General $5,000,000 for each fiscal year from fiscal year 2010 through fiscal year 2015.
Passed the House of Representatives July 21, 2009.
|Attest:||lorraine c. miller,|