Code of Alabama - Title 26: Infants and Incompetents - Section 26-19A-2 - Purpose

Section 26-19A-2 - Purpose.

The Missing and Endangered Persons Alert Act is enacted for the following purposes:

(1) To provide a rapid response to missing or lost persons living with a mental disability, physical disability, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or autism who are at risk of bodily harm or death.

(2) To gain the voluntary assistance of the broadcast media to help locate missing and endangered persons.

(Act 2009-145, p. 280, §2; Act 2018-456, §1; Act 2020-40, §1.)

Last modified: May 3, 2021