H.R.180: National Blue Alert Act of 2013

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National Blue Alert Act of 2013 - Directs the Attorney General to: (1) establish a national Blue Alert communications network within the Department of Justice (DOJ) to disseminate information when a law enforcement officer is seriously injured or killed in the line of duty, in coordination with federal, state, and local Blue Alert plans; and (2) assign an existing DOJ officer to act as the national coordinator of the Blue Alert communications...

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Date Description
Dec. 20, 2013
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 284.
May 15, 2013
Received in the Senate.
May 14, 2013
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 14, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 2 (Roll no. 144). (text: CR H2579-2580)

May 14, 2013
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2586-2587)
May 14, 2013
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
May 14, 2013
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 180.
May 14, 2013
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2579-2582)
May 14, 2013
Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
May 14, 2013
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 32.
May 14, 2013
Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-54.
May 7, 2013
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
May 7, 2013
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 6, 2013
Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.
Jan. 25, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations.
Jan. 4, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Jan. 4, 2013

Introduced in the House by Mike Grimm (R-N.Y.)

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