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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.

Sponsor and status

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:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1625: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 23, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Alzheimer's Impact Movement: AIM and the Alzheimer’s Association are pleased to support the bipartisan reauthorization of the Missing Americans Alert Program, formerly known as the Missing Alzheimer’s Disease Patient Alert Program, in Kevin and Avonte's Law of 2017, which would help local law enforcement ...

History

Nov 2, 2017
 
Introduced

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

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