Senate Bill 0218
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DIGEST OF SB218 (Updated February 19, 2001 3:40 PM - DI 84)
Collection, possession, and use of DNA. Provides that an individual owns the individual's DNA. Requires a person who draws blood to obtain an individual's DNA for the purpose of isolating, possessing, or using the DNA to provide certain information and obtain consent for the isolation, possession, or use of the DNA. Requires a person to obtain written consent from an individual before using the individual's DNA for a specific purpose. Requires the state department of health to develop and make available a consent form for use by persons drawing an individual's blood to obtain DNA in order to isolate, possess, or use the DNA. Makes certain exceptions.
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