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HB 470 - Requires DNA Collection From Those Charged with a Felony as a First Offender - Georgia Key Vote

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Title: Requires DNA Collection From Those Charged with a Felony as a First Offender

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Title: Requires DNA Collection From Those Charged with a Felony as a First Offender

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that requires DNA collection from those charged with a felony as a first offender.

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  • Requires the DNA collection of any person that has been charged with a felony offense as a first offender or under conditional discharge (Sec. 1). 

  • Requires all DNA samples to be destroyed within 30 days of the receipt of the following (Sec. 3):

    • A court order reversing the conviction;

    • Documentation from the prosecuting attorney stating that charges were dismissed;

    • A judgement of acquittal;

    • A sentencing order showing that all felony charges were reduced to misdemeanors; or

    • A court order showing the successful completion of the sentence.

Title: Requires DNA Collection From Those Charged with a Felony as a First Offender

Title: Requires DNA Collection From Those Charged with a Felony as a First Offender

Title: Requires DNA Collection From Those Charged with a Felony as a First Offender

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