HB 172/LM (BR 952) - M. Marzian, J. Jenkins
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; include noncodified provision to provide for alternative dates where expanded DNA collection may begin or be delayed based upon funding and pending court.
Jan 8-introduced in House
Jan 9-to Judiciary (H)