SENATE BILL NO. 262
INTRODUCED BY J. COHENOUR, B. BENNETT, C. BOLAND, J. ELLIS, M. MACDONALD, E. MCCLAFFERTY, D. SANDS, S. WEBBER
AN ACT PROVIDING RESTRICTIONS FOR THE COLLECTION OF DNA SAMPLES FROM MINORS; AND PROVIDING EXCEPTIONS.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Restrictions for collection of DNA from minor by a peace officer. A minor under 18 years of age may not have a DNA sample collected by a peace officer unless:
(1) the minor was found under 41-5-1502 to have committed a sexual or violent offense;
(2) a parent or legal guardian has provided written permission; or
(3) a court of competent jurisdiction has issued an order for the collection of a DNA sample.
Section 2. Codification instruction. [Section 1] is intended to be codified as an integral part of Title 46, chapter 5, part 4, and the provisions of Title 46, chapter 5, part 4, apply to [section 1].
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