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Congress Authorizes National Computer Forensics Institute in Hoover, AL

November 30, 2015
Press Release

Washington D.C. – U.S. Congressman Gary Palmer (R-AL) is pleased that Congress passed H.R. 3490, the NCFI Authorization Act, which fully authorizes The National Computer Forensics Institute in Hoover, Alabama.

“The National Computer Forensics Institute is a one-of-a-kind facility that trains scores of officers, prosecutors and judges from all 50 states in cyber-security, and has graduates from hundreds of agencies,” Palmer said.  “I am pleased that the House supports its full authorization.”

Palmer previously noted his co-sponsorship of H.R. 3490.  The bill was approved in the House today by a voice vote.

You can watch Palmer’s floor speech on the bill here:​

For any additional questions, contact:

Cliff Smith, (202) 225-4921,
U.S. Representative Gary Palmer (R-AL) serves on three Congressional committees: Oversight and Government Reform, Budget, and Science, Space and Technology.  Visit Palmer online at his website or via Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.