A bill to asses the extent of the backlog in DNA analysis of rape kit samples, and to improve investigation and prosecution of sexual assault cases with DNA evidence.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Delaware. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2002
Length: 19 pages
May 14, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 12, 2002 but was never passed by the House.
May 14, 2002
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Jul 18, 2002
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 12, 2002
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Jan 14, 2003
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 152 (108th).
S. 2513 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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