Public Law 115-107: Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2017

By | April 22, 2019
Seal of the Dept. of Justice.
Seal of the Dept. of Justice.

Changes certain DOJ rules regarding forensic nurses in sexual assault cases.  Also extends a grant program to audit backlogged rape kits.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-12-21
Passed Senate
2017-10-23
Signed by President
2018-01-08
Became Public Law
2018-01-08

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Related bill:  HR 3541 (Did not pass the House)

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