S.2942 - A bill to authorize funding for the National Advocacy Center.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 04/30/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/04/2008 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 759. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.6083, which became Public Law 110-424 on 10/15/2008.|
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Summary: S.2942 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (06/04/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Authorizes the National District Attorneys Association to use the National Advocacy Center in Columbia, South Carolina, for a national training program to improve the professional skills of state and local prosecutors and to enhance the ability of federal, state, and local prosecutors to work together. Authorizes the National Advocacy Center to provide comprehensive legal education in trial practice, substantive legal updates, and support staff training.
Authorizes appropriations for FY2009-FY2012.