2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 136 - Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement
Subchapter IX - State and Local Law Enforcement
Part A - DNA Identification
Sec. 14136e - Kirk Bloodsworth Post-Conviction DNA Testing Grant Program

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 14136e (2016)
Section Name §14136e. Kirk Bloodsworth Post-Conviction DNA Testing Grant Program
Section Text (a) In general

The Attorney General shall establish the Kirk Bloodsworth Post-Conviction DNA Testing Grant Program to award grants to States to help defray the costs of post-conviction DNA testing.

(b) Authorization of appropriations

There are authorized to be appropriated $10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2021 to carry out this section.

(c) State defined

For purposes of this section, the term "State" means a State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 108–405, title IV, §412, Oct. 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 2284; Pub. L. 114–324, §12(b), Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1957.)

Editorial Notes CODIFICATION

Section was enacted as part of the Innocence Protection Act 2004 and also as part of the Justice for All Act of 2004, and not as part of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 which enacted this chapter.

AMENDMENTS

2016—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 114–324 substituted "$10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2017 through 2021" for "$5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2005 through 2009".

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 136 - VIOLENT CRIME CONTROL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
SUBCHAPTER IX - STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT
Part A - DNA Identification
Sec. 14136e - Kirk Bloodsworth Post-Conviction DNA Testing Grant Program
Contains section 14136e
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 118 Stat. 2284
130 Stat. 1957
Public Law References Public Law 108-405, Public Law 114-324
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