H.R.7218 - Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15] (Introduced 12/06/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Homeland Security|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/06/2018 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7218 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/06/2018)
Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act of 2018
This bill revises the authority for state grants to improve the reporting of unidentified and missing persons.
Among other things, the bill does the following:
- authorizes grants to be used for additional activities (e.g., transportation of missing persons and unidentified remains), including with respect to migrants;
- expands eligible entities; and
- gives priority to eligible entities in states along the southern border.