As used in Rule 11D-6.003, F.A.C., the following definitions apply:
    (1) “DNA sample” means a buccal or other approved biological specimen capable of undergoing DNA analysis.
    (2) “Buccal sample” shall mean epithelial cells collected from the cheek in the oral cavity utilizing an FDLE-approved swab collection kit.
    (3) “Other approved biological specimen” shall mean a specimen of whole blood, at least 7 cc in volume.
    (4) “Qualifying Offender” “shall mean a person as specified in section 943.325(2), 943.325(9), 947.1405(7)(a) or 948.30(1), F.S.
    (5) “Labels” shall mean shipping labels provided by the Department for the return of DNA sample collection kits.
    (6) FALCON is Florida’s Integrated Criminal History System. This system allows for the biometric identification of criminal subjects.
    (7) “Rapid-ID Edge Device” shall mean an electronic fingerprint device attached to “FALCON” and available to criminal justice agencies within the state. This device and accompanying software allows agencies responsible for sample collection to determine if a qualifying offender DNA sample is on file, or if collection of the sample is required.
Rulemaking Authority 943.03(4), 943.325(4), (5), (17) FS. Law Implemented Florida Statutes § 943.325. History—New 7-4-90, Amended 7-6-99, 8-22-00, 11-5-02, 3-21-07, 6-3-10, 3-13-13.