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  NCJ Number: NCJ 239014   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: DNA Initiative Report to Congress FY 2011
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice Office of the Assistant Attorney General
Office of Legislative Affairs
United States of America
  Date Published: 2011
  Page Count: 399
  Annotation: In complying with a mandate of the Federal DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 as amended, this report to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee by the Attorney General presents data and information on the U.S. Justice Department’s administration of the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program.
  Abstract: Information and data address the aggregate amount of grants made to each State or unit of local government for fiscal year (FY) 2011. A summary is presented of the information provided by States or units of local government receiving such grants; and the report describes the priorities and plan for awarding grants, as well as how the plan will ensure the effective use of DNA technology to solve crimes and protect public safety. The awards amounted to $124,320,085 in FY 2011. Funds amounting to $759,255 were not obligated. The report also includes information on the distribution of the $4,599,676 in FY 2010 COPS DNA/Forensics carry-over funds. The funding amounts are broken down by category. The categories are awards to States and units of local government; discretionary awards for forensic applied and basic research and development; discretionary awards for forensic applied and basic research and development; discretionary awards for training and technical assistance; Federal partnerships; social science research on forensic science; dissemination, outreach, and program support; and congressional reprogramming. For each of these categories, a table contains the solicitation name, the number of awards made, and total funding provided. Each solicitation/program is described, and reference is made to an attachment that contains the solicitation (the plan and priorities for each program), the listing of all awards made, and the abstracts submitted for each award. 7 tables
  Main Term(s): Grants or contracts
  Index Term(s): Crime Laboratories (Crime Labs) ; Federal aid ; US Department of Justice ; Funding sources ; Funding guidelines ; Forensics/Forensic Sciences ; DNA fingerprinting ; Federal legislation
  Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
  Type: Program/Project Description ; Report (Annual/Periodic)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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