19-5501 Legislative Findings — Statement of Purpose
19-5502 Definitions
19-5503 Responsibility for Managing DNA Programs — Bureau of Forensic Services
19-5504 Implementation of the Chapter — Rules
19-5505 Use of the State Databank and Database — Duties of Bureau of Forensic Services
19-5506 Scope of Law — Offenders Subject to Sample Collection — Early Collection of Samples — Restitution
19-5507 Responsibility for Sample Collection — Timing of Sample Collection — Site for Sample Collection
19-5508 Additional Samples Authorized
19-5509 Genetic Testing of Samples Given for Another Purpose
19-5510 Applicability of Chapter
19-5511 Collection and Forwarding of Samples — Liability — Use of Force
19-5512 Penalties
19-5513 Expungement of Information
19-5514 Limitations On Disclosure of Information
19-5515 Dissemination of Data, Information, and Samples for Forensic Laboratory Analysis
19-5516 Disposal of Samples
19-5517 Operation With Existing Law — Authority of Law Enforcement Officers
19-5518 Severability

Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 19 > Chapter 55

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
Idaho Code 73-114
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.