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S. 2070: Kevin and Avonte’s Law of 2017

A bill 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

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2017
Length: 23 pages
Introduced:

Nov 2, 2017

Status:

Passed Senate (House next) on Dec 21, 2017

This bill passed in the Senate on December 21, 2017 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Prognosis:

44% 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 ...
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History

Nov 2, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Nov 9, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 16, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 21, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 18, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Judiciary

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 2070 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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