Current as of: 2010
1. Collection equipment. The crime lab shall provide collection equipment or a kit for the collection of a biological sample required by section 1574 to persons authorized to collect samples. [ 2003, c. 393, §4 (AMD) .] 2. Person to draw blood sample. Only a duly licensed physician, physician assistant, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, person certified by the Department of Health and Human Services or person whose occupational license or training allows that person to draw blood samples may draw a blood sample for DNA analysis. [ 2003, c. 393, §4 (AMD) ; 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §6 (REV) .] 2-A. Person to collect biological sample. A person described in subsection 2, a corrections officer or other staff member of a county jail or Department of Corrections facility who is designated by the sheriff or jail administrator of that county jail or by the Commissioner of Corrections and is trained to collect biological samples, a probation officer or a juvenile community corrections officer may collect a biological sample that is not a blood sample. [ 2005, c. 329, §5 (AMD) .] 3. Liability. A person authorized under this section to draw blood or collect other biological samples is not liable for damages or liable for the act of drawing blood or collecting another biological sample for DNA analysis when that person exercises due care in drawing blood or collecting the biological sample. [ 2003, c. 393, §4 (AMD) .] 4. Crime lab. All biological samples collected pursuant to this Act must be forwarded to the crime lab for DNA analysis. [ 2003, c. 393, §4 (AMD) .] SECTION HISTORY 1995, c. 457, §1 (NEW) . 1997, c. 608, §4 (AMD) . 2003, c. 393, §4 (AMD) . 2003, c. 689, §B6 (REV) . 2005, c. 329, §5 (AMD) .
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