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S.B. 230





Chief Sponsor: J. Stuart Adams

House Sponsor: Ryan D. Wilcox

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies provisions of the Public Safety Code relating to the use of the DNA
             10      Specimen Restricted Account.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    authorizes the Department of Public Safety to reimburse sheriffs for collecting DNA
             14      specimens as provided in Sections 53-10-404 and 53-10-404.5 .
             15      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             16          None
             17      Other Special Clauses:
             18          None
             19      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             20      AMENDS:
             21          53-10-407, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2010, Chapter 405
             23      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             24          Section 1. Section 53-10-407 is amended to read:
             25           53-10-407. DNA Specimen Restricted Account.
             26          (1) There is created the DNA Specimen Restricted Account, which is referred to in this
             27      section as "the account."

             28          (2) The sources of money for the account are:
             29          (a) DNA collection fees paid under Section 53-10-404 ;
             30          (b) any appropriations made to the account by the Legislature; and
             31          (c) all federal money provided to the state for the purpose of funding the collection or
             32      analysis of DNA specimens collected under Section 53-10-403 .
             33          (3) The account shall earn interest, and this interest shall be deposited in the account.
             34          (4) The Legislature may appropriate money from the account solely for the following
             35      purposes:
             36          (a) to the Department of Corrections for the costs of collecting DNA specimens as
             37      required under Section 53-10-403 ;
             38          (b) to the juvenile court for the costs of collecting DNA specimens as required under
             39      Sections 53-10-403 and 78A-6-117 ;
             40          (c) to the Division of Juvenile Justice Services for the costs of collecting DNA
             41      specimens as required under Sections 53-10-403 and 62A-7-104 ; and
             42          (d) to the Department of Public Safety for the costs of:
             43          (i) storing and analyzing DNA specimens in accordance with the requirements of this
             44      part; [and]
             45          (ii) DNA testing which cannot be performed by the Utah State Crime Lab, as provided
             46      in Subsection 78B-9-301 (8)[.]; and
             47          (iii) reimbursing sheriffs for collecting the DNA specimens as provided under Sections
             48      53-10-404 and 53-10-404.5 .
             49          (5) Appropriations from the account to the Department of Corrections, the juvenile
             50      court, the Division of Juvenile Justice Services, and to the Department of Public Safety are
             51      nonlapsing.

Legislative Review Note
    as of 2-7-11 9:21 AM

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