Summary

To authorize the Attorney General to award grants for States to implement minimum and enhanced DNA collection processes. Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on Mar 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

Bill Text

A BILL

To authorize the Attorney General to award grants for States to implement minimum and enhanced DNA collection processes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2011''.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

For purposes of this Act: (1) Minimum dna collection process.--The term ``minimum DNA collection process'' means, with respect to a State, a process under which the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is searched at least 1 time against samples from the following individuals who are at least 18 years of age: (A) Individuals who are arrested for or charged with a criminal offense under State law that consists of murder or voluntary manslaughter. (B) Individuals who are arrested for or charged with a criminal offense under State law that has an element involving a sexual act or sexual contact with another and that is punishable by imprisonment for more than 5 years. (C) Individuals who are arrested for or charged with a criminal offense under State law that has an element of kidnapping or abduction and that is punishable by imprisonment for more than 5 years. (2) Enhanced dna collection process.--The term ``enhanced DNA collection process'' means, with respect to a State, a process under which the State provides for the collection, for purposes of inclusion in the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) of...

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