Title 78B Chapter 15 Section 504

Judicial Code
Utah Uniform Parentage Act
Section 504
Report of genetic testing.

            

78B-15-504.   Report of genetic testing.

            (1) A report of genetic testing must be in a record and signed under penalty of perjury by a designee of the testing laboratory. A report made under the requirements of this part is self-authenticating.

            (2) Documentation from the testing laboratory of the following information is sufficient to establish a reliable chain of custody that allows the results of genetic testing to be admissible without testimony:

            (a) the names and photographs of the individuals whose specimens have been taken;

            (b) the names of the individuals who collected the specimens;

            (c) the places and dates the specimens were collected;

            (d) the names of the individuals who received the specimens in the testing laboratory;

            (e) the dates the specimens were received; and

            (f) the finger prints of the individuals whose specimens have been taken.


Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 3, 2008 General Session