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H.R.4323: Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about crime and law enforcement
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Sponsor Robert W. Goodlatte, R-Va.
Total Cosponsors 17 (12 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Introduced March 27, 2014
Latest Major Action Sept. 29, 2014
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Bill Progress

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  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends the Debbie Smith Act of 2004 to reauthorize funding through FY2019 for: (1) the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program; (2) DNA training and education for law enforcement, correctional personnel, and court officers; and (3) sexual assault forensic exam program grants.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 29, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-182.
Sept. 29, 2014 Signed by President.
Sept. 29, 2014 Presented to President.
Sept. 18, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Sept. 18, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5763)
April 8, 2014 Received in the Senate, read twice.
April 7, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H2980)
April 7, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4323.
April 7, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2980-2983)
April 7, 2014 Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
April 7, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 298.
April 7, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 113-404.
April 2, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
April 2, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
March 31, 2014 Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Discharged.
March 28, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
March 27, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.