National Silver Alert Act (2009)
Federal bill would establish a national Silver Alert network within the Department of Justice to assist regional and local search efforts for missing seniors in coordination with states, local governments, and law enforcement agencies. The bill assists states in establishing Silver Alert systems and provides grants to public agencies and nonprofit organizations to maintain an information clearinghouse and database on missing older adults.
Bill Number H.R. 632/. S. 557
Sponsor Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)/ Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL)
Date of Introduction 1/22/2009
Latest Activity Stalled (did not pass in 111th Congress)
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov/
Topic: Direct Services and Support for Caregivers