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Introduced in Senate (03/20/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2577


To reauthorize programs authorized under the Debbie Smith Act of 2004.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 20, 2018

Mr. Cornyn (for himself, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. Heller, Ms. Klobuchar, and Mr. Leahy) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To reauthorize programs authorized under the Debbie Smith Act of 2004.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2018”.

SEC. 2. Reauthorization.

Section 2 of the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 (34 U.S.C. 40701) is amended—

(1) in subsection (c)(3)—

(A) in subparagraph (B), by striking “2014 through 2019” and inserting “2019 through 2024”; and

(B) in subparagraph (C), by striking “2014 through 2019” and inserting “2019 through 2024”; and

(2) in subsection (j), by striking “2015 through 2019” and inserting “2019 through 2024”.

SEC. 3. Training and education.

Section 303(b) of the DNA Sexual Assault Justice Act of 2004 (34 U.S.C. 40722(b)) is amended by striking “2015 through 2019” and inserting “2019 through 2024”.

SEC. 4. Sexual assault forensic exam grants.

Section 304(d) of the DNA Sexual Assault Justice Act of 2004 (34 U.S.C. 40723(d)) is amended by striking “2015 through 2019” and inserting “2019 through 2024”.


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