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From the Congressional Record, Volume 163 (2017)









S. 139 — 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; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. HATCH (for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Cornyn, Mrs. Gillibrand, Mr. Flake, and Ms. Klobuchar), S314 [12JA]
Cosponsors added, S399 [23JA], S446 [24JA], S967 [6FE], S2680 [2MY], S2882 [10MY], S2916 [11MY]
Reported (no written report), S2915 [11MY]
Passed Senate, S2954 [16MY]
Text, S2954 [16MY]
Message from the Senate, H4203 [16MY]



From the Congressional Record, Volume 164 (2018)









S. 139 — 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; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Providing for consideration (H. Res. 682), H82 [9JA]
Motion to proceed agreed to, S153 [11JA]
Debated, S154 [11JA], S174 [16JA], S215, S256 [17JA], S268 [18JA]
Senate consideration of House amendment, S154 [11JA], S174 [16JA], S215, S256 [17JA], S268 [18JA]
Amendments, S154, S169, S170 [11JA], S190, S195, S196, S197, S198, S199, S204, S205, S209, S210, S211 [16JA]
Message from the House, S167 [11JA], S298 [18JA]
Debated, H137 [11JA]
Text, H137 [11JA]
Amendments, H149 [11JA]
Passed House amended, H160 [11JA]
Senate invoked cloture on consideration of House amendment, S180 [16JA]
Message from the Senate, H503 [18JA]
Senate agreed to House amendment, S270 [18JA]
Examined and signed in the Senate, S298 [18JA]
Examined and signed in the House, H551 [18JA]
Presented to the President (January 19, 2018), S346 [19JA]
Approved [Public Law 115–118] (signed January 19, 2018)