S.3719 - Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX] (Introduced 12/06/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/06/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7358-7359) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3719 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (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.