H.R.3147 - AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Noem, Kristi L. [R-SD-At Large] (Introduced 06/29/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/24/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3147 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.