515 CMR 1.01 - Scope and Purpose
515 CMR 1.00 establishes rules and regulations governing the collection, submission, receipt, identification, storage and disposal of DNA samples for the state DNA database established in M.G.L. c. 22E, § 2, and is applicable to all DNA samples collected pursuant to M.G.L. c. 22E, § 3. The purpose of 515 CMR 1.00 is the promotion of uniformity and effective forensic science in the collection, submission, receipt, identification, storage and disposal of DNA samples.
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