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Article - Public Safety




§2–514.

    (a)    On or before April 1, 2010, and on or before April 1 of every even–numbered year thereafter, each local law enforcement unit shall report to the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention on the status of crime scene DNA collection and analysis in its respective jurisdiction for the preceding calendar year, and the Department shall report to the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention on the status of crime scene DNA collection statewide for the preceding calendar year, including:

        (1)    the crimes for which crime scene DNA evidence is routinely collected;

        (2)    the approximate number of crime scene DNA evidence samples collected during the preceding year for each category of crime;

        (3)    the average time between crime scene DNA evidence collection and analysis;

        (4)    the number of crime scene DNA evidence samples collected and not analyzed at the time of the study;

        (5)    the number of crime scene DNA evidence samples submitted to the statewide DNA data base during the preceding year; and

        (6)    the number of crime scene DNA evidence samples, including sexual assault evidence, collected by hospitals in the county during the preceding year.

    (b)    The Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention shall compile the information reported by the local law enforcement units and the Department under subsection (a) of this section and submit an annual summary report to the Governor and, in accordance with § 2–1257 of the State Government Article, the General Assembly.