H.R.4854. Justice Served Act of 2018

United States House of Representatives
Last action 2 months ago
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Summary

                    Justice Served Act of 2018 This bill amends the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to add, as a purpose area under the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program, increasing the capacity of prosecutors to address the backlog of violent crime cases involving suspects identified through DNA evidence. The Department of Justice (DOJ) must allocate a specifed percentage of grant funds for such purpose, subject to limitations. Additionally, of amounts made available over FY2019-FY2022 for a DNA analysis and capacity enhancement program and for other forensic activities, DOJ must allocate at least 5% for grants to prosecute cold cases involving violent crime, where suspects have been identified through DNA evidence.
                

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Actions

  • House Floor: Presented to President.

    Fri, Sep 28th 2018
  • Senate Floor: Message on Senate action sent to the House.

    Thu, Sep 27th 2018
  • Senate Floor: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.

    Wed, Sep 26th 2018
  • Senate Floor: Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6348-6349)

    Wed, Sep 26th 2018
  • Senate IntroReferral: Received in the Senate, read twice.

    Wed, May 16th 2018
  • Senate IntroReferral: Received in the Senate.

    Wed, May 16th 2018
  • House Vote: Passed 377-1. To amend the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to provide additional resources to State and local prosecutors, and for other purposes

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Floor: DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4854.

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Floor: Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H3956)

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Floor: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 377 - 1 (Roll no. 182). (text: CR H3945)

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Floor: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 377 - 1 (Roll no. 182).

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Floor: Considered as unfinished business.

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Floor: At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Floor: Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Floor: Considered under suspension of the rules.

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Floor: Mr. Goodlatte moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Floor: Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3945-3947)

    Tue, May 15th 2018
  • House Committee: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

    Wed, Jan 24th 2018
  • House IntroReferral: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

    Fri, Jan 19th 2018