The Forensic Science and Standards Act of 2012
On Thursday, July 12th, a historic piece of legislation was introduced to address the scientific needs identified by the 2009 National Academy of Sciences report, Strengthening Forensic Science: A Path Forward. The Forensic Science and Standards Act of 2012 was introduced as S. 3378 in the Senate Commerce Committee by Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and as HR 6106 by Congresspersons Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Donna Edwards (D-MD), and Daniel Lipinski (D-IL).
The Senate Commerce Committee is currently accepting feedback on the bill. You can find
the text of the bill here
and a list of the Members of the Senate Commerce Committee below.
|John D. Rockefeller IV
|John F. Kerry
|Frank R. Lautenberg
|Daniel K. Inouye
|Olympia J. Snowe
|Kay Bailey Hutchison
|Frank R. Boozman
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