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H.R. 5075: Ashanti Alert Act of 2018

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 5075 establishes a new national network within the Department of Justice, known as the Ashanti Alert communications network, to provide assistance to regional and local search efforts through utilization of media outlets to broadcast information about missing adults. The decision to issue the alert shall be made by local law enforcement agencies pursuant to state statutes and policies

Ashanti Billie, 19 years old, was kidnapped on September 18, 2017 from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Norfolk, Virginia where she worked. On September 29, 2017 her body was ...

Sponsor and status

Scott Taylor

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 13 pages
Introduced:

Feb 20, 2018

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 25, 2018

This bill passed in the House on September 25, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

36% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 20, 2018
 
Introduced

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Sep 21, 2018
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 25, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Signed by the President

H.R. 5075 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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