To amend the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, to reauthorize the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program, and to promote initiatives that will reduce the risk of injury and death relating to the wandering characteristics of some children with autism.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 8, 2016
Length: 22 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 8, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
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93 Cosponsors (63 Democrats, 30 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“<span class='\"kicker\"'>House OK's Kevin and Avonte's Law</span>Smith Bill to Help Families with Autism and Alzheimer's Passes Overwhelmingly (346-66)”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Dec 8, 2016
“Congresswoman Waters Urges House Judiciary Committee to Favorably Report Kevin and Avontes Law”
— Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 5, 2016
Apr 12, 2016
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Jul 14, 2016
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2614 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 4919 (114th).
Dec 8, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Nov 2, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4221 (115th).
H.R. 4919 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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