H.R.898

To authorize grants to establish and improve criminal forensic laboratories.

2/4/2009--Introduced.

State and Local Criminal Forensic Laboratory Enhancement Act of 2009 - Directs the Attorney General to: (1) award grants to states, local governments, and Indian tribes to establish new criminal forensic laboratories or expand or improve existing laboratories and to hire and train new forensic laboratory professionals; and (2) give priority in awarding such grants to agencies in jurisdictions with the largest backlogs of criminal forensic examinations.

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