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Short Titles as Introduced

National Silver Alert Act of 2014

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Official Title as Introduced

To encourage, enhance, and integrate Silver Alert plans throughout the United States, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/31/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
09/26/2014Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
07/31/2014Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/31/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14]* 07/31/2014

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary07/31/2014 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations09/26/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/31/2014)

National Silver Alert Act of 2014 - Directs the Attorney General to: (1) establish a national Silver Alert communications network within the Department of Justice (DOJ) to assist regional and local search efforts for missing seniors; (2) ensure that, when feasible, the network is able to operate in coordination with the AMBER Alert communications network; and (3) designate an individual of DOJ to serve as the Silver Alert Coordinator to coordinate the network with states. Defines "missing senior" as any individual who is reported as missing to or by a law enforcement agency and who meets state requirements for designation as a missing senior.

Directs the Coordinator to: (1) establish minimum standards for the issuance and dissemination of alerts issued through the network; and (2) make available to states, local governments, law enforcement agencies, and other concerned entities network training and information.