A bill 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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2012
Length: 86 pages
Feb 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 27, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3842 (111th).
Feb 1, 2011
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Jun 21, 2012
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.
Oct 31, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 822 (113th).
S. 250 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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