Senate Bill No. 220
               Senate Bill No. 220

               PUBLIC ACT NO. 98-2


AN ACT CONCERNING DNA ANALYSIS.


    Be  it  enacted  by  the  Senate  and House of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Subsection  (a)  of  section  54-102j  of  the
general statutes is repealed and the following  is
substituted in lieu thereof:
    (a) It shall  be  the duty of the state police
forensic  science  laboratory   to  receive  blood
samples and to  analyze,  classify  and  file  the
results  of  DNA   identification  characteristics
profiles of blood  samples  submitted  pursuant to
section  54-102g  and  to  make  such  information
available as provided in this section. The results
of   an   analysis    and    comparison   of   the
identification characteristics from  two  or  more
blood OR OTHER  BIOLOGICAL  samples  shall be made
available directly to federal, state and local law
enforcement   officers  upon   request   made   in
furtherance of an  official  investigation  of any
criminal  offense.  A   request  may  be  made  by
personal contact, mail  or  electronic  means. The
name of the  person  making  the  request  and the
purpose for which  the  information  is  requested
shall be maintained on file with the laboratory.

Approved April 17, 1998