Calif. Bill Aims To Limit Use Of Arrestees' Genetic Data

Law360, San Diego (February 14, 2014, 10:50 PM EST) -- A California lawmaker on Thursday introduced a bill that seeks to put limits on when the government can use its vast collection of genetic material obtained from certain individuals who have been arrested in the state for research purposes.

State Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks, proposed AB 1697, which would bar the California Department of Justice from using any DNA specimen or sample obtained from certain arrested individuals or any information derived from the sample for purposes related to research or statistical analysis of populations, except...
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