H.R. 5107 (108th): Justice for All Act of 2004


Sep 21, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Enacted — Signed by the President
on Oct 30, 2004

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 2004.


Pub.L. 108-405


James Sensenbrenner Jr.
Representative for Wisconsin's 5th congressional district


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Last Updated: Oct 9, 2004
Length: 34 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect crime victims' rights, to eliminate the substantial backlog of DNA samples collected from crime scenes and convicted offenders, to improve and expand the DNA testing capacity of Federal, State, and local crime laboratories, to increase research and development of new DNA testing technologies, to develop new training programs regarding the collection and use of DNA evidence, to provide post-conviction testing of DNA evidence to exonerate the innocent, to improve the performance of counsel in State capital cases, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.Con.Res. 519 (Related)
Correcting the enrollment of H.R. 5107.

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Oct 9, 2004

H.Res. 823 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 6, 2004

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5107” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Sep 21, 2004
Reported by Committee
Sep 22, 2004
Passed House
Oct 6, 2004
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Passed Senate
Oct 9, 2004
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 30, 2004


18 cosponsors (9R, 9D) (show)
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Oct 6, 2004 1:07 p.m.
Passed 393/14

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