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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 113 : COMMISSIONER AND MEMBERS

Subchapter 004 : STATE DNA DATABASE AND STATE DATA BANK

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 1942)
  • § 1942. Adoption of rules and guidelines

    (a) The department shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 25 of Title 3 governing the procedures to be used in the collection, submission, identification, dissemination, analysis and storage of DNA samples and the DNA record of DNA samples submitted under this subchapter.

    (b) The department shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 25 of Title 3 governing the methods of obtaining information from the state database and CODIS, and procedures for verification of the identity and authority of the requester.

    (c) The department shall also adopt guidelines to ensure that DNA identification records meet relevant audit standards for forensic DNA laboratories and that the laboratory procedures include the implementation of DNA quality assurance and proficiency testing standards issued by the FBI director.

    (d) The rules and guidelines required by this section shall be adopted on or before December 1, 1998. (Added 1997, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 29, 1998.)