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HB 892 Saliva or tissue sample required for DNA analysis.

Introduced by: Ryan T. McDougle | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

DNA analysis upon arrest for a violent felony. Requires a saliva or tissue DNA sample to be taken from every person arrested for a violent felony. If the charge is dismissed or the person is acquitted at trial the DNA sample must be destroyed by the Division of Forensic Science. The bill further provides for civil immunity for the sample taker unless he is negligent. The bill has an effective date of January 1, 2003.


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