110-H.RES.340

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives of the importance of providing a voice for the many victims (and families of victims) involved in missing persons cases and unidentified human remains cases.

9/24/2007--Passed House without amendment.    (There is 1 other summary)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Expresses the commitment of the House of Representatives to giving victims involved in missing persons and unidentified human remains cases a voice.

Calls for: (1) continuing federal funding for DNA testing and the Combined DNA Index System; (2) greater cooperation between law enforcement agencies; (3) more comprehensive training and education for law enforcement agencies involved in missing person and unidentified human remains cases; (4) providing medical examiners and coroners with greater access to federal databases to compare evidence; and (5) efforts to raise awareness among victim service providers and the general public about the use of DNA and the Combined DNA Index System to identify the unidentified dead.

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