Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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DIGEST

Use of DNA evidence. Requires: (1) every individual arrested after June 30, 2015, for burglary, residential entry, a crime of violence, or a sex offense; and (2) a child found to be a delinquent child for the commission of an act that, if committed by an adult, would be burglary, residential entry, a crime of violence, or a sex offense; to provide a DNA sample. Provides for the expungement of a DNA sample taken from an individual if: (1) the individual is acquitted of all felony charges; (2) all burglary, residential entry, crime of violence, and sex offense charges are Use of DNA evidence. Requires: (1) every individual arrested after June 30, 2015, for burglary, residential entry, a crime of violence, or a sex offense; and (2) a child found to be a delinquent child for the commission of an act that, if committed by an adult, would be burglary, residential entry, a crime of violence, or a sex offense; to provide a DNA sample. Provides for the expungement of a DNA sample taken from an individual if: (1) the individual is acquitted of all felony charges; (2) all burglary, residential entry, crime of violence, and sex offense charges are dismissed; or (3) no charges have been filed after 30 days. Requires an officer, employee, or designee who obtains a DNA sample to inform the individual of the right to DNA expungement and to provide the individual with a form that may be used for DNA expungement. Increases the DNA sample processing fee from $2 to $4. Allocates $500,000 semiannually to hold harmless all funds and to provide an additional amount to the DNA processing fund. Specifies that the discovery of previously unknown crimes committed by an individual on bail may lead to revocation of bail or an increase in the amount of bail. ... View more