(a) Reports to Attorney GeneralFor each fiscal year for which a grant is awarded under this subchapter, each State or unit of local government that receives such a grant shall submit to the Attorney General a report, at such time and in such manner as the Attorney General may reasonably require, which report shall include—
a summary and assessment of the program carried out with the grant, which shall include a comparison of pre-grant and post-grant forensic science capabilities;
the average number of days between submission of a sample to a forensic science laboratory or forensic science laboratory system in that State operated by the State or by a unit of local government and the delivery of test results to the requesting office or agency;
an identification of the number and type of cases currently accepted by the laboratory;
the progress of any unaccredited forensic science service provider receiving grant funds toward obtaining accreditation; and
such other information as the Attorney General may require.
(b) Reports to CongressNot later than 90 days after the last day of each fiscal year for which 1 or more grants are awarded under this subchapter, the Attorney General shall submit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate, a report, which shall include—
the aggregate amount of grants awarded under this subchapter for that fiscal year; and
a summary of the information provided under subsection (a) of this section.
(Pub. L. 90–351, title I
, § 2806, as added Pub. L. 106–561
, § 2(c)(1), Dec. 21, 2000
, 114 Stat. 2790
; amended Pub. L. 107–273, div. B, title V
, § 5001(b)(5), Nov. 2, 2002
, 116 Stat. 1814
; Pub. L. 114–324
, § 9(a)(4), Dec. 16, 2016
, 130 Stat. 1955
2016—Subsec. (a)(4), (5). Pub. L. 114–324 added par. (4) and redesignated former par. (4) as (5).
2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–273, § 5001(b)(5)(A), inserted “or unit of local government” after “each State” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 107–273, § 5001(b)(5)(B), inserted “, which shall include a comparison of pre-grant and post-grant forensic science capabilities” before semicolon at end.
Subsec. (a)(3), (4). Pub. L. 107–273, § 5001(b)(5)(C)–(E), added par. (3) and redesignated former par. (3) as (4).
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