New Cosponsor — Nov 12, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Kelly Ayotte [R-NH]
The bill now has 24 cosponsors (17 Democrats, 7 Republicans).
Apr 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on October 31, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Nov 7, 2013
Length: 24 pages
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.
Section2 - Amends the federal criminal code to add to the list of crime victims' rights: (1) the right to be informed in a timely manner of any plea bargain ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3842 (111th).
Earlier Version — Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 250 (112th).
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Reported by Committee
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2014
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 822 — 113th Congress: Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s822
“S. 822 — 113th Congress: Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s822>
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