North Carolina Tries to Pass DNA Law For Arrestees
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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

In 2009, 27 House legislators sponsored House Bill 1403, which would have allowed law enforcement officers to collect a DNA sample from any person arrested on a felony charge. The bill was never ratified. However, last Tuesday, May 12th, Governor Bev Perdue, allocated $700,000 in her 2010-11 budget for that purpose and asked state lawmakers to pass the legislation this year.

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