MD SB848 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-06 - Hearing 3/10 at 12:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting the collection of a DNA sample without the consent of a certain individual, subject to certain exceptions; prohibiting a person from performing a search of the statewide DNA data base or statewide DNA repository for the purpose of identification of an offender in connection with a crime for which the offender may be a biological relative of the individual from whom the DNA sample was acquired; etc.

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Public Safety - DNA Collection, Records, Analysis, and Reporting



2020-02-06SenateHearing 3/10 at 12:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

HB1209 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-13 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Public Safety2501(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety2504(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety2506(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety2508(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety2511(n/a)See Bill Text
Public Safety2513(n/a)See Bill Text

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