Debbie Smith Act of 2019
This bill reauthorizes grants that support state and local efforts to process DNA evidence in rape kits.
Specifically, it reauthorizes through FY2024 the following:
- 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.