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H.R. 2666 (115th): AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017

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To amend the PROTECT Act to make Indian tribes eligible for AMBER Alert grants.

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Sponsor and status

Andy Biggs

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 4 pages
May 25, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 772: Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 13, 2018. (compare text)

38 Cosponsors (19 Republicans, 19 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Biggs' Statement at Markup of the AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act
    — Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ5] (Sponsor) on Nov 29, 2017

Statement of Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler for the Markup of H.R. 2666 the AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY12] on Nov 29, 2017

Congressman Biggs Applauds Committee Passage of the Amber Alert in Indian Country Act
    — Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ5] (Sponsor) on Nov 29, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 2666 will add $9 million in new spending through 2022.


May 25, 2017

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Nov 29, 2017
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H.R. 2666 (115th) 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 H.R. 2666. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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