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Congress gave final approval to a bill that would give tribal law enforcement agencies more control over AMBER alerts on tribal lands, instead of having to rely on other agencies. (Photo by Taku/Creative Commons)

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Ashlynn Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act signed into law by President Trump

President Trump signed the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act April 13.

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U.S. Senate passes Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act

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House gives final OK to bill extending AMBER alerts to Indian Country

The House gave final approval Feb. 26 to a bill that will give tribes direct access to funds that allows them to quickly post AMBER alerts over text messaging, radio and television to counties within reservation borders.