MD HB240 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-13 - First Reading Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishing that a certain forensic genetic genealogical DNA analysis and search may not be initiated without certifying certain information before a court and obtaining a certain authorization from the court; prohibiting certain biological samples subjected to certain forensic genetic genealogical profile analysis to be used to determine certain information about a certain donor; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to produce a certain annual report; etc.

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Criminal Procedure - Forensic Genetic Genealogical DNA Analysis, Searching, Regulation, and Oversight



2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

SB187 (Crossfiled) 2020-12-28 - Hearing 2/04 at 11:00 a.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Criminal Procedure17101(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure17102(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure17103(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure17104(n/a)See Bill Text
Criminal Procedure17105(n/a)See Bill Text

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