|Posted:||January 19, 2021 02:51 PM|
|From:||Senator Patrick M. Browne|
|To:||All Senate members|
|Subject:||Silver Alert Program|
|I plan to re-introduce Senate Bill 977, legislation to establish the Silver Alert Program. Cosponsors of the legislation from last session include Senators: Yaw, Mensch, Aument, Brewster, Fontana, K. Ward, Santarsiero, Costa, Collett, L. Williams, Stefano, Bartolotta and Haywood.
A Silver Alert will be like the Amber Alert, where the alert will notify the public that an adult with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other permanent cognitive impairment is missing. Silver Alert specifically applies to cognitively impaired individuals who become lost while driving a car or lost while on foot.
To qualify for a Silver Alert the individual must meet the following criteria:
Please join me in co-sponsoring this important legislation.
Introduced as SB314