Summary: H.R.3147 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/29/2017)

AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017

This bill amends the PROTECT Act to reauthorize the AMBER Alert grant program for FY2018.

The bill also modifies the program to:

  • make Indian tribes eligible for AMBER Alert grants,
  • permit the use of grant funds to integrate state or regional AMBER Alert communication plans with an Indian tribe, and
  • allow the waiver of the matching funds requirement for grants awarded to Indian tribes.