A bill to enhance the operation of the AMBER Alert communications network in order to facilitate the recovery of abducted children, to provide for enhanced notification on highways of alerts and information on such children, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2002
Length: 8 pages
107th Congress (2001–2002)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 10, 2002 but was never passed by the House.
Sep 3, 2002
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Sep 5, 2002
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 10, 2002
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Jan 21, 2003
Reintroduced Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 121 (108th).
S. 2896 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2896. This is the one from the 107th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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