Bill Summaries: S661 (2015-2016 Session)

  • Summary date: Aug 19 2015 - View summary

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Amends proposed language for GS 15A-270.2 concerning obtaining DNA analyses from entities other than the State Crime Lab, providing that private laboratories must be audited against FBI quality assurance standards (previously, required private laboratories to comply with the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) requirements). Also amends the section to allow local law enforcement agencies to access or create a DNA database administered by a private laboratory if the laboratory maintains an agreement with the State Crime Lab to provide profiles eligible for entry into the CODIS system (previously, prohibited all local law enforcement agencies from accessing or creating any DNA database except those that participate in the CODIS system).

    Makes conforming changes to the section's catchline and the bill's long title.

  • Summary date: Mar 31 2015 - View summary

    Enacts new GS 15A-270.2 to provide as the title indicates. Effective October 1, 2015.