S. 3250 (112th): SAFER Act of 2012

To amend the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to provide for Debbie Smith grants for auditing sexual assault evidence backlogs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

May 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Passed House & Senate on Jan 2, 2013

This bill was passed by Congress on January 2, 2013 but was not enacted before the end of its Congressional session. (It is possible this bill is waiting for the signature of the President.)

Sponsor:

John Cornyn

Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 2, 2013
Length: 22 pages

History

May 24, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 20, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 30, 2012
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 2, 2013
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 2, 2013
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

S. 3250 (112th) was a 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.

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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