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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 40. Department of Forensic Science
Chapter 40. Regulations for the Implementation of the Law Permitting DNA Analysis Upon Arrest for All Violent Felonies and Certain Burglaries
10/7/2022

6VAC40-40-50. Screening for duplicates.

Prior to taking the saliva or tissue sample, the LIDS DNA sample tracking application, or any such other DNA sample tracking application approved by the department and permitted by the Code of Virginia, shall be queried to determine if there is a DNA sample already in the data bank for the arrestee. If the DNA sample tracking application indicates that a sample previously has been taken from the arrestee, no additional sample shall be taken. If the DNA sample tracking application indicates no sample has been taken from the arrestee, a saliva or tissue sample shall be taken in accordance with the procedures outlined in this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-1110 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Formerly 6VAC20-210-50 derived from Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 23, eff. August 26, 2004; amended and renumbered as 6VAC40-40-50, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 10, eff. February 22, 2006.

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