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