About the bill
Should America have an equivalent of AMBER Alerts but for adults?
AMBER Alerts have existed since 1996, offering a number of methods for communicating to the public that a local child has been abducted or gone missing. Although there’s no federal version, more than half of states also have Silver Alerts for missing people over age 65.
Yet there has not been a comparable system for adults ages 18 to 65, people too old for AMBER Alerts and yet too young for Silver Alerts.
A state-level law creating ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2018
Length: 7 pages
Feb 20, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 31, 2018
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 31, 2018.
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H.R. 5075 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Ashanti Alert Act of 2018, Pub. L. No. 115-401, H.R. 5075, 115th Cong..
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