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Substitute Senate Bill No. 117

PUBLIC ACT NO. 96-2

AN ACT CONCERNING THE DNA TESTING PROCESS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Subsection (b) of section 54-102i of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(b) The laboratory shall [conduct a DNA analysis] INITIATE A DNA TESTING PROCESS not later than forty-five days after the receipt of a blood sample that has been submitted for analysis. A report of the results of a DNA analysis conducted by the laboratory as authorized, including the profile and identifying information, shall be made and maintained at the laboratory. A certificate and the results of the analysis shall be admissible in any court as evidence of the facts therein stated. Except as specifically provided in this section and section 54-102j, the results of the analysis shall be securely stored and shall remain confidential.

Approved April 22, 1996. Effective October 1, 1996.

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