Raised H.B. No. 5474
Session Year 2016


To require DNA to be taken from a person after arraignment and a finding of probable cause for an expanded list of crimes, to provide that the Judicial Branch take the sample, unless such person is in Department of Correction custody, in which case the Department of Correction shall take such sample, to expand the circumstances under which a DNA profile must be expunged and related samples destroyed to include the case where an absolute pardon is granted, to provide that any expungement of records or destruction of samples occur immediately upon receipt of a relevant court order and to create a process that permits a person to request confirmation of the expungement or destruction.

Introduced by:
Judiciary Committee

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Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:

Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/21/2016Referred by House to Committee on Appropriations
 4/14/2016(LCO)File Number 606
 4/14/2016House Calendar Number 374
 4/14/2016Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/14/2016(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/8/2016(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/13/16 5:00 PM
 3/29/2016(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/28/2016(JUD)Joint Favorable
 3/18/2016Public Hearing 03/23
 2/26/2016Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of HB-5474

Rep. Angel Arce, 4th Dist.
Rep. Brandon L. McGee, 5th Dist.
Rep. Jason Rojas, 9th Dist.
Rep. Robert Sanchez, 25th Dist.
Rep. Terry B. Adams, 146th Dist.
Rep. Bruce V. Morris, 140th Dist.
Rep. Juan R. Candelaria, 95th Dist.
Rep. Andre F. Baker, 124th Dist.
Rep. Victor Cuevas, 75th Dist.
Rep. Edwin Vargas, 6th Dist.
Rep. Ezequiel Santiago, 130th Dist.
Rep. Christopher Rosario, 128th Dist.
Rep. Hilda E. Santiago, 84th Dist.
Rep. Charlie L. Stallworth, 126th Dist.
Rep. Ernest Hewett, 39th Dist.
Rep. Douglas McCrory, 7th Dist.
Rep. Jason Perillo, 113th Dist.
Rep. Bill Simanski, 62nd Dist.
Sen. Edwin A. Gomes, 23rd Dist.
Rep. Joseph C. Serra, 33rd Dist.
Sen. John A. Kissel, 7th Dist.
Rep. Larry B. Butler, 72nd Dist.
Rep. Ben McGorty, 122nd Dist.
Rep. Mary M. Mushinsky, 85th Dist.

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