A. The attorney general or a district attorney may petition a district court for an order requiring a covered offender or a person required to provide a DNA sample pursuant to the provisions of Section 1 of this 2006 act [29-3-10 NMSA 1978] to:

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 29-16-9

  • 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.

(1)     provide a sample; or

(2)     provide a sample by alternative means if the covered offender or person will not cooperate.

B. Nothing in this section shall prevent the collection of samples by order of a court of competent jurisdiction or the collection of samples of covered offenders.