Category: Crime and Public Safety

HB 1597 (2016) relative to preservation of biological material in a criminal investigation for DNA testing.

House/Senate Bill: House

Description: Requires an investigating agency to preserve biological material obtained in connection with the investigation of a crime for as long as the person convicted remains in custody. (As of the time of submission of this bill, material must only be preserved for five years.)

Bill Sponsor: Max Abramson

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Thu, 02/18/2016

Next Voting Date: Wed, 03/09/2016

Bill Status

Killed in the House

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