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HB 597: Missing Person Investigations


Missing Person Investigations; Revises definition of term "missing endangered person"; provides that certain persons are immune from civil liability for damages for complying with request to release Lime Alert information to appropriate agencies; provides presumption that certain persons & entities recording, reporting, transmitting, displaying, or releasing such information acted in good faith; specifies that only law enforcement agency having jurisdiction over case may request that Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse activate state Lime Alert involving missing person who is suspected by law enforcement agency of meeting criteria for activation of Lime Alert Plan.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/6/2015 House • Filed
    11/17/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 52
    1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 52
    3/11/2016 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

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  • HB 597, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/6/2015 at 2:20 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    937.0201 Definitions. Page 1 (pdf)
    937.021 Missing child and missing adult reports. Page 2 (pdf)
    937.022 Missing Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse. Page 5 (pdf)

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