2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety
Sponsored By:
Delegates Shewell, Aumann, Bartlett, Beidle, Boteler, Carr, DeBoy, George, Glenn, Hecht, Heller, Jameson, Kach, Kramer, Krebs, Levy, Love, McComas, McDonough, Miller, Minnick, Nathan-Pulliam, Norman, Riley, Robinson, Serafini, Shank, Sophocleus, Stocksdale, Stull, F. Turner, Walkup, and Weir
Silver Alert Program - Missing Individuals with Cognitive Impairments


Establishing a statewide Silver Alert Program within the Department of State Police; providing for the purpose of the Silver Alert Program; requiring the Department to adopt guidelines and develop procedures for issuing a specified alert for a specified missing individual; requiring the Department to provide training to local law enforcement agencies on the guidelines and procedures to be used to handle a report of a specified missing individual; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, District 35A
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Andrew A. Serafini, District 2A
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36
Delegate Michael H. Weir, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Elderly Persons
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Public Information
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
State Police, Department of
Television -see also- Cable Television

Bill affects the following Statute:

Public Safety
( 3-604 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered