S. 250 (112th): Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2012

Introduced:

Feb 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy
Senior Senator from Vermont
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2012
Length: 86 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

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S. 3842 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 27, 2010

S. 822 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 31, 2013

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History

Introduced
Feb 1, 2011
Reported by Committee
Jun 21, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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