H.R. 180 (113th): National Blue Alert Act of 2013

To encourage, enhance, and integrate Blue Alert plans throughout the United States in order to disseminate information when a law enforcement officer is seriously injured or killed in the line of duty.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jan 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 14, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


Michael Grimm

Representative for New York's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2013
Length: 12 pages

See Instead:

S. 357 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Sep 19, 2013


Jan 4, 2013

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May 7, 2013
Reported by Committee

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May 14, 2013
Passed House

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H.R. 180 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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