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S. 4568 (116th): Forensic Science Research and Standards Act of 2020

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A bill to facilitate the development and distribution of forensic science standards by establishing in the National Institute of Standards and Technology the Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Mississippi. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2020
Length: 21 pages
Introduced
Sep 14, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 16, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

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History

Sep 14, 2020
 
Introduced

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Sep 16, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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S. 4568 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 4568. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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