SB 754 Modifies provisions relating to the DNA profiling system
Sponsor: Mayer Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 3690L.06C Fiscal Note: 3690-06
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 5/16/2008 - H Calendar S Bills for Third Reading w/HCS Journal Page:
Title: HCS SCS SBs 754 & 794 Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2008
House Handler: Lipke

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HCS/SCS/SBs 754 & 794 - This act modifies provisions relating to DNA profiling analysis.

This act requires juveniles adjudicated of offenses which would constitute a felony under Chapter 565, RSMO, or any sexual offense under Chapter 566, RSMo, if committed by an adult, to have a biological sample collected for the purposes of DNA profiling analysis.

Any person required to provide a DNA sample shall be required to provide such sample at a collection site. Currently such site shall be designated by the highway patrol or the department of corrections. This act allows such site to also be designated by the law enforcement agency of the county or the City of St. Louis, where the finding or plea of guilt occurred.

Any knowing refusal or failure to provide a DNA sample is a Class A misdemeanor. Knowingly unauthorized tampering, knowing attempt to tamper with, or other knowingly unauthorized use, knowing attempt to use, or knowing dissemination of DNA samples is a Class A misdemeanor.

This act is similar to SB 553 (2007).