DNA data bank; DFS to receive samples of human biological evidence to analyze, etc., results of DNA. (HB314)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


DNA data bank.  Allows a person who has reason to believe that his DNA profile is unlawfully included in the data bank to submit a request to the Department of Forensic Science to determine whether it is on file and to challenge the accuracy of the inclusion. If the profile is unlawfully included, the Department must purge the sample and all records pertaining to the person. Amends § 19.2-310.5, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103805D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/15/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/28/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB314)
02/03/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/12/2010Reconsidered by Commerce and Labor
02/12/2010Reconsidered by Courts of Justice
02/12/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Committee substitute printed 10105021D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105021D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB314H1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/18/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB314H1)
02/19/2010Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/24/2010Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Read third time
03/01/2010Reading of amendments waived
03/01/2010Committee amendments agreed to
03/01/2010Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/01/2010Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Placed on Calendar
03/03/2010Senate amendments agreed to by House (94-Y 2-N)
03/03/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (94-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB314ER)
03/10/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB314ER)
03/11/2010Signed by Speaker
03/13/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 502 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0502)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.