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§ 150.27. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) laboratory--Coordination of use with law enforcement agen...

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 74. State Government

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 74. State Government (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. State Bureau of Investigation
74 Okl.St.Ann. § 150.27
§ 150.27. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) laboratory--Coordination of use with law enforcement agencies--Forensic DNA technical manager
A. There shall be established within the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) a deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) laboratory for the purpose of determining DNA profiles to be used for evidence in criminal proceedings. The OSBI shall coordinate the use of this laboratory and equipment with federal, state, county, and municipal law enforcement agencies. All county sheriff departments and all police departments for municipalities may participate in this laboratory. The OSBI shall establish standards and guidelines for the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) laboratory and shall comply with any regulations applicable to DNA testing, sampling and laboratory standards.
B. The OSBI may make a DNA profile of any blood or saliva specimen received for any other purpose by the Bureau and place the DNA profile in its DNA population database. The DNA population database shall not be indexed by donor name, and the Bureau shall promulgate rules to protect the privacy of the DNA donors.
C. The OSBI may contract for the services of a Forensic DNA Technical Manager as reasonably necessary to ensure the continued operations of the DNA laboratory. The OSBI shall be exempt from the competitive bidding requirements of the Oklahoma Central Purchasing Act1 for the purpose of soliciting, negotiating, and effectuating such a contract or contracts.

Credits

Laws 1991, c. 227, § 3, emerg. eff. May 23, 1991; Laws 1994, c. 35, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1994; Laws 2002, c. 235, § 3, emerg. eff. May 9, 2002; Laws 2004, c. 143, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2004; Laws 2005, c. 441, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2006; Laws 2006, c. 303, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2006.

Footnotes

Title 74, § 85.1 et seq.
74 Okl. St. Ann. § 150.27, OK ST T. 74 § 150.27
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 106 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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