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H.R. 4221: Kevin and Avonte’s Law of 2017

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.

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2017
Length: 20 pages
Introduced:

Nov 2, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Nov 2, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on November 2, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

22% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 2070 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Nov 16, 2017

History

Nov 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 4221 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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