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HB 89/LM (BR 237) - M. Marzian, J. Jenkins, R. Meeks

     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.


     HCS/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.
     HFA (1, J. Hoover) - Amend to delete provisions relating to the pre-expungement use of certain samples and provisions relating to inadvertent errors in the collection process.
     HFA (2, M. Marzian) - Amend to make conforming change to KRS 17.175 to include arrestee samples within the centralized DNA database.

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 9-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee
     Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 19-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 20, 2013
     Feb 20-floor amendment (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 68-27 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Feb 22-received in Senate
     Feb 26-to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Protection (S)

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