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HB 41 (BR 261) - J. Bell, J. Jenkins, J. Richards

     AN ACT relating to DNA.
     Amend KRS 422.285 and 17.176 to expand the availability of post-conviction DNA testing; amend KRS 524.140 to conform.


     HFA (1, J. Bell) - Amend to exclude testing for touch DNA and for persons pleading guilty and to include within the class of eligible petitioners all persons under some form of correctional supervision or registration.
     SCS - Amend to expressly recognize the availability of post-conviction testing to persons having entered Alford pleas.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 15, 2013
     Feb 27-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 1-3rd reading, passed 91-0 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 4-received in Senate
     Mar 5-to Judiciary (S); taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 6-taken from Judiciary (S); 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 7-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2013; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 12-received in House; to Rules (H); taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute ; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 96-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 22-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 77)

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