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


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.


Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator from Delaware



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Last Updated: Sep 13, 2002
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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Related Bills

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S. 152 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 14, 2003

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2513” means this is a Senate 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.

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May 14, 2002
Reported by Committee
Jul 18, 2002
Passed Senate
Sep 12, 2002
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.


20 cosponsors (13D, 6R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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