[USC02] 34 USC 40727: Kirk Bloodsworth Post-Conviction DNA Testing Grant Program
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34 USC 40727: Kirk Bloodsworth Post-Conviction DNA Testing Grant Program Text contains those laws in effect on February 27, 2020
From Title 34-CRIME CONTROL AND LAW ENFORCEMENTSubtitle IV-Criminal Records and InformationCHAPTER 407-DNA IDENTIFICATIONSUBCHAPTER II-TRAINING, TECHNOLOGY, RESEARCH, AND EXPANDED USE

§40727. Kirk Bloodsworth Post-Conviction DNA Testing Grant Program

(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.

( 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 .)

Codification

Section was formerly classified to section 14136e of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

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".