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.
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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.
Senior Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2012
Length: 86 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
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S. 250 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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