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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety


Subchapter 004 : State DNA Database and State Data Bank

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 1939)
  • § 1939. Population database

    (a) Only the DNA records derived from the DNA samples obtained under sections 1933 and 1934 of this title, DNA records voluntarily submitted to the population database, and DNA records from population databases in existence on January 1, 1999 may be used to develop a population database after all personal identifying information is removed.

    (b) Nothing shall prohibit the laboratory from sharing or disseminating a population database with other law enforcement agencies, crime laboratories that serve them, or other third parties the laboratory deems necessary to assist the laboratory with statistical analysis of the laboratory's population databases. The population database may be made available to other agencies participating in CODIS. (Added 1997, No. 160 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 29, 1998.)