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Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2018

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A bill to reauthorize programs authorized under the Debbie Smith Act of 2004.


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Date Actions Overview
03/20/2018Introduced in Senate

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07/18/2018Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
03/20/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1846)
Action By: Senate

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Senate Judiciary03/20/2018 Referred to
07/18/2018 Hearings by

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Introduced in Senate (03/20/2018)

Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2018

This bill amends the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 and the DNA Sexual Assault Justice Act of 2004 to reauthorize through FY2024:

  • grants under the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program;
  • grants to provide DNA training and education for law enforcement personnel, corrections personnel, and court officers; and
  • grants under the Sexual Assault Forensic Exam Program.