POST-CONVICTION DNA TESTING
651-D:4 DNA Testing and Analysis.
I. The DNA testing and analysis under this chapter shall be performed under the direction of the division, following procedures in conformance with the federal "DNA Identification Act of 1994." Identifying characteristics of the resulting DNA profile shall be stored and maintained by the division consistent with division policy.
II. The division shall prescribe procedures to be used in the collection, submission, identification, analysis, storage, and disposition of DNA samples and all DNA information obtained pursuant to this chapter.
III. The division may contract with third parties for the purposes of this chapter. Any DNA sample sent to third parties for analysis shall be coded to maintain confidentiality concerning the donor of the sample.
IV. A certificate and the results of the analysis shall be admissible in any court as evidence of the facts stated in the analysis.
Source. 2004, 239:1, eff. June 15, 2004.