P.L. 110-360, The Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2008 (2 comments ↓ | 17 wiki edits: view article ↓)

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H.R. 5057 would reauthorize the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program.

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July 11, 2008, 9:56am (report abuse)

Normally I am against additional expenditure given our current volume of debt, however I view this as a necessary expenditure. Innovations in DNA technology greatly expand our ability to catch predators and other violent criminals. As a matter of fact it was the recent innovation of so called "touch DNA" that allowed us to finally clear the parents of Jon Benet Ramsey of any wrong doing.


October 18, 2008, 8:40am (report abuse)

i agree with 'entrench.'

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