2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 140A - Jennifer's Law
Sec. 14665 - Grants for the assistance of organizations to find missing adults

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 14665 (2016)
Section Name

§14665. Grants for the assistance of organizations to find missing adults

Section Text

(a) In general

The Attorney General may make grants to public agencies or nonprofit private organizations, or combinations thereof, for programs—

(1) to assist law enforcement and families in locating missing adults;

(2) to maintain a national, interconnected database for the purpose of tracking missing adults who are determined by law enforcement to be endangered due to age, diminished mental capacity, or the circumstances of disappearance, when foul play is suspected or circumstances are unknown;

(3) to maintain statistical information of adults reported as missing;

(4) to provide informational resources and referrals to families of missing adults;

(5) to assist in public notification and victim advocacy related to missing adults; and

(6) to establish and maintain a national clearinghouse for missing adults.

(b) Regulations

The Attorney General may make such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out this Act.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 106–468, §2, Nov. 9, 2000, 114 Stat. 2027.)

Editorial Notes

REFERENCES IN TEXT

This Act, referred to in subsec. (b), is Pub. L. 106–468, Nov. 9, 2000, 114 Stat. 2027, known as Kristen's Act, which enacted this section and provisions set out as notes under this section and section 14661 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

CODIFICATION

Section was enacted as part of Kristen's Act, and not as part of Jennifer's Law which comprises this chapter.

AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

Pub. L. 106–468, §3, Nov. 9, 2000, 114 Stat. 2028, provided that: "There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this Act [enacting this section and provisions set out as a note under section 14661 of this title] $1,000,000 each year for fiscal years 2001 through 2004."

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 140A - JENNIFER'S LAW
Sec. 14665 - Grants for the assistance of organizations to find missing adults
Contains section 14665
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 114 Stat. 2027, 2028
Public Law References Public Law 106-468
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