42 U.S. Code § 14137 - Definitions

For purposes of sections 14137 to 14137c of this title:
(1) DNA arrestee collection process
The term “DNA arrestee collection process” means, with respect to a State, a process under which the State provides for the collection, for purposes of inclusion in the index described in section 14132 (a) of this title (in sections 14137 to 14137c of this title referred to as the “National DNA Index System”), of DNA profiles or DNA data from the following individuals who are at least 18 years of age:
(A) Individuals who are arrested for or charged with a criminal offense under State law that consists of a homicide.
(B) Individuals who are arrested for or charged with a criminal offense under State law that has an element involving a sexual act or sexual contact with another and that is punishable by imprisonment for more than 1 year.
(C) Individuals who are arrested for or charged with a criminal offense under State law that has an element of kidnaping or abduction and that is punishable by imprisonment for more than 1 year.
(D) Individuals who are arrested for or charged with a criminal offense under State law that consists of burglary punishable by imprisonment for more than 1 year.
(E) Individuals who are arrested for or charged with a criminal offense under State law that consists of aggravated assault punishable by imprisonment for more than 1 year.
(2) State
The term “State” means any State of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Source

(Pub. L. 112–253, § 2,Jan. 10, 2013, 126 Stat. 2407.)
References in Text

Sections 14137 to 14137c of this title, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 112–253, Jan. 10, 2013, 126 Stat. 2407, known as the Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2012, which enacted sections 14137 to 14137c of this title and amended section 14135 of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 2013 Amendment note set out under 13701 of this title and Tables.
Codification

Section was enacted as part of the Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2012, and not as part of Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 which enacted this chapter.

 

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