In this chapter:
I. "CODIS" means the Combined DNA Index System, the FBI’s national DNA identification index system.

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes 651-C:1

  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies corporate and politic as well as to individuals. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:9
  • state: when applied to different parts of the United States, may extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4

II. "Department" means the department of safety.
III. "Division" means the division of state police, department of safety.
IV. "DNA" means deoxyribonucleic acid.
V. "DNA record" means the DNA identification information stored in the state DNA database or CODIS for the purpose of generating investigative leads or supporting statistical interpretation of DNA test results. The DNA record is the objective form of the DNA analysis test and may include numerical representation of DNA fragment lengths, digital images of autoradiographs, discrete allele assignment numbers, and similar characteristics obtained from a DNA sample which are of value in establishing the identity of individuals. A DNA record may not specify the presence, absence, or alteration of any gene or chromosome.
VI. "DNA sample" means a blood, tissue, hair follicle, or other biological sample provided by any person or submitted to the division pursuant to this subdivision for analysis or storage or both.
VII. "FBI" means the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
VIII. [Repealed.]
IX. [Repealed.]