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HB13-1251: DNA Collection Misdemeanor Convictions

Criminal Legal Reform | Privacy & Technology
Bill Number: HB13-1251
Year: 2013
ACLU Position: Oppose
Sponsors: Morse/Pabon


Under current law, only an offender convicted of a misdemeanor involving unlawful sexual conduct must provide a DNA sample for inclusion in the DNA database at the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. The bill would require collection of a DNA sample from all persons convicted of a class 1, 2, or 3 misdemeanor.

Current Status:

04/11/2013 - House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to Finance
04/24/2013 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance
05/07/2013 - Senate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely
03/05/2013 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary

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