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Paul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Act

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $68,980)

The Paul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Act (NFSIA) grants provide for the improvement of quality, timeliness, and credibility of forensic science services for criminal justice purposes. The NFSIA program funds crime laboratories and medical examiner's offices based on population and crime statistics. The program permits funding for expenses related to facilities, personnel, computerization, equipment, supplies, accreditation, certification, and education and training.


Date Created: September 21, 2003