34 U.S. Code § 10511 - Grant authorization

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The Attorney General may make funds available under this subchapter to States and units of local government, or combinations thereof, to carry out all or a substantial part of a program or project intended to develop or improve the capability to analyze deoxyribonucleic acid (referred to in this subchapter as “DNA”) in a forensic laboratory.


Section was formerly classified to section 3796kk of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2401 of Pub. L. 90–351 was renumbered section 2601 and is classified to section 10541 of this title.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 103–322, title XXI, § 210302(c)(4), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2068, provided that:

“The amendments made by this section [enacting this subchapter and amending sections 10152, 10154, 10261, and 10541 of this title] shall take effect on the date that is 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act [Sept. 13, 1994].”