DNA; sample taken upon conviction, fee. (HB294)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Collins (R-Winchester)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

DNA sample taken upon conviction; fee. Removes the limitation that the fee for withdrawing a sample of a person's blood, saliva, or tissue for DNA analysis upon conviction for a felony or certain misdemeanors be taxed only one time regardless of the number of samples taken. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/03/2018Committee
01/03/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102588D
01/03/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3
01/29/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
02/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB294)
02/15/2018Left in Courts of Justice

Comments

Josie Kinkade writes:

It looks to me like this bill would put further financial burdens on incarcerated persons, even if it is due to inefficiency of the government. Our criminal justice system is already heavily weighted against the poor. This would exacerbate that problem.