S. 2513 (107th): DNA Sexual Assault Justice Act of 2002

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.

Overview

Introduced:

May 14, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator from Delaware

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2002
Length: 19 pages

History

May 14, 2002
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 18, 2002
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued 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

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.

S. 2513 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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