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SB 47/LM (BR 822) - W. Westerfield

     AN ACT relating to DNA.
     Amend KRS 17.169 to include local law enforcement as persons authorized to collect DNA samples; amend KRS 17.170 to provide for the collection of DNA samples at arrest or initial appearance from all persons charged with a felony offense; amend KRS 17.175 to provide for expungement of DNA samples in specified circumstances and allow use of all samples collected in good faith; amend KRS 64.060 to establish a $5 payment from the State Treasury to the collecting agency for each DNA sample collected.


     SCS/LM - Amend to provide for alternative dates where expanded DNA collection may begin or be delayed based upon funding and pending court decisions and to provide for the dissemination of information about DNA sample collection expungement requests.
     SFA (1, W. Westerfield) - Amend to make conforming change to KRS 17.175 to include arrestee samples within the centralized DNA database.

     Jan 11-introduced in Senate
     Feb 5-to Judiciary (S)
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 21, 2013; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 22-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 25-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
     Feb 26-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

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