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Account:    Program management (75-0511)
Certifying Official:    Director, Division of Budget Formulation
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Demonstration Project in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: DNA Backlog and Effective DNA Integration into Criminal Justice Processing

1 recipient will receive $99,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: n/a
Description: The application is for the first year of a four-year project to: evaluate the size and cause of the DNA evidence backlog in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and explore ways to more effectively integrate DNA evidence into criminal justice processing. This will involve making contacts with the key officials in the criminal justice system within the Commonwealth to gain an initial assessment, developing and using surveys for further interviews, and forming a policy advisory committee to provide important feedback to the broader project.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Temple University (no. 057123192) $99 Program Management
1601 North Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA
  Comment: n/a
Source: Appropriations Statute
Reference: Public Law 108-447
Location: Specific location of the Earmark within the uploaded PDF - either a crosscutting PDF or an earmark-specific PDF. Must include the page number and line number
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $100,000 is available for Temple University, Crime and Justice Research Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for DNA backlog and utilization

Citation Comment: n/a

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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