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
Committee on the JudiciaryCrime, Terrorism, and Homeland SecurityIntroducedJanuary 4th, 2013
- house Committees
What is House Bill H.R. 180?
Impacts law enforcement at the federal, state and local levels.
Cost of House Bill H.R. 180
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.