S. 820 would authorize the appropriation of the following annual amounts over the 2020-2024 period for programs in the Department of Justice:
$151 million for the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog grant program,
$12.5 million for grants to state and local governments to conduct training about the use of DNA evidence, and
$30 million for grants to state and local governments and other entities for programs to collect and use DNA evidence related to sexual assaults.
Assuming appropriation of the authorized amounts, CBO estimates that implementing the bill would cost $644 million over the 2020-2024 period and $324 million after 2024. Estimated outlays are based on historical spending patterns for the existing programs. The costs of the legislation (detailed in the attached table) fall within budget function 750 (administration of justice).