114 STAT. 2027PUBLIC LAW 106–468—NOV. 9, 2000
Public Law 106–468106th Congress An Act
To authorize the Attorney General to provide grants for organizations to find missingadults.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as ‘‘Kristen’s Act’’.
SEC. 2. GRANTS FOR THE ASSISTANCE OF ORGANIZATIONS TO FINDMISSING ADULTS.
.—The Attorney General may make grants topublic agencies or nonprofit private organizations, or combinationsthereof, for programs—(1) to assist law enforcement and families in locatingmissing adults;(2) to maintain a national, interconnected database forthe purpose of tracking missing adults who are determinedby law enforcement to be endangered due to age, diminishedmental capacity, or the circumstances of disappearance, whenfoul play is suspected or circumstances are unknown;(3) to maintain statistical information of adults reportedas missing;(4) to provide informational resources and referrals to fami-lies of missing adults;(5) to assist in public notification and victim advocacyrelated to missing adults; and(6) to establish and maintain a national clearinghouse formissing adults.(b) R
.—The Attorney General may make such rulesand regulations as may be necessary to carry out this Act.
42 USC 14665.42 USC 14661note.Kristen’s Act.Nov. 9, 2000[H.R. 2780]
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