Establishes a new communications network within the Department of Justice to circulate information when a law enforcement officer is seriously injured or killed. This bill would synchronize state and local Blue Alert plans already in existence with this proposed federal plan. Orders the Attorney General to assign an existing Department of Justice officer to act as national coordinator.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house Passed May 14th, 2013Roll Call Vote 406 Yea / 2 Nay
House Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and InvestigationsIntroducedJanuary 4th, 2013
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What is it?
Impacts law enforcement at the federal, state and local levels.
The CBO estimates that it would cost about $1 million annually from appropriated funds for the Department of Justice to establish and administer the new program.