Arrest for a violent felony; saliva or tissue sample required for DNA analysis. (HB821)

Introduced By

Del. Clinton Jenkins (D-Suffolk) with support from co-patrons Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), and Del. Ibraheem Samirah (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

Saliva or tissue sample required for DNA analysis after arrest for a violent felony. Clarifies that the Department of Forensic Science may retain a DNA sample from a person who was arrested for a violent felony if such person was convicted of a misdemeanor offense that would otherwise require the sample to remain in the DNA data bank. Read the Bill »

Status

02/17/2020: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102827D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB821)
01/26/2020Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/31/2020Reported from Courts of Justice (19-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Read first time
02/05/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2020Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/06/2020VOTE: Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2020Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
02/12/2020Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Enrolled
02/20/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB821ER)
02/20/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB821ER)

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