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Evidence - Chain of Custody - DNA Profile

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hettleman


In the Senate - Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing that a certain report signed by the DNA analyst is prima facie evidence of certain matters for a certain purpose under certain circumstances; providing that a certain DNA profile may be established without the necessity for the DNA analyst to personally appear in court under certain circumstances; providing that certain provisions of law do not preclude the right of any party to introduce any evidence supporting or contradicting certain evidence or presumptions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Hettleman
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(10-1007 through 10-1010)

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March 21, 2018 11:40 A.M.