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OFFICIAL TITLE AND SUMMARY
Prepared by the Attorney General
DNA Samples. Collection. Database. Funding.
- Requires collection of DNA samples from all felons, and from adults and juveniles arrested for or charged with specified crimes, and submission to state DNA database; and; in five years, from adults arrested for or charged with any felony.
- Authorizes local law enforcement laboratories to perform analyses for state database and maintain local database.
- Specifies procedures for confidentiality and removing samples from databases.
- Imposes additional monetary penalty upon certain fines/forfeitures to fund program.
- Designates California Department of Justice to implement program, subject to available moneys: Authorizes $7,000,000 loan from Legislature for implementation.
Summary of Legislative Analyst's Estimate of Net State and Local Government Fiscal Impact:
- Net state costs to collect and analyze DNA samples of potentially several million dollars initially, increasing to nearly $20 million annually when the costs are fully realized in 2009-10.
- Local costs to collect DNA samples likely more than fully offset by revenues, with the additional revenues available for other DNA-related activities.