About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to provide for Debbie Smith grants for auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs and to establish a Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry, and for other purposes.
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Aug 10, 2010
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6085 (111th).
Apr 13, 2011
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1523”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
36 cosponsors (24D, 12R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 6085 (111th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 10, 2010
SAFER Act of 2012
Passed House & Senate
Last Action: Jan 2, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1523 — 112th Congress: SAFER Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1523
“H.R. 1523 — 112th Congress: SAFER Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1523>
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