S. 2348 (114th): Rapid DNA Act of 2016

A bill to implement the use of Rapid DNA instruments to inform decisions about pretrial release or detention and their conditions, to solve and prevent violent crimes and other crimes, to exonerate the innocent, to prevent DNA analysis backlogs, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Dec 3, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 16, 2016 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Orrin Hatch

Senior Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2016
Length: 5 pages

History

Dec 3, 2015
 
Introduced

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Apr 28, 2016
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 12, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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May 12, 2016
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 16, 2016
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

S. 2348 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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