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  650.100.  Definitions. — As used in this chapter, the following words shall have the following meanings unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context:

  (1)  "Central repository", the location where all DNA samples collected from individuals under section 650.055 will be maintained and analyzed; where all authorized DNA profiles uploaded to the state's database will be maintained; and from where all authorized DNA profiles will be uploaded to the national DNA database;

  (2)  "CODIS", the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Combined DNA Index System that allows the storage and exchange of DNA records submitted by federal, state, and local DNA crime laboratories.  The term "CODIS" includes the National DNA Index System administered and operated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation;

  (3)  "Crime laboratory", a laboratory operated or supported financially by the state or any unit of city, county, or other local Missouri government that employs at least one scientist who examines physical evidence in criminal matters and provides expert or opinion testimony with respect to such physical evidence in a state court of law;

  (4)  "Department", the Missouri department of public safety;

  (5)  "DNA", deoxyribonucleic acid.  DNA is located in the cells and provides an individual's personal genetic blueprint.  DNA encodes genetic information that is the basis of human heredity and forensic identification;

  (6)  "DNA profile" refers to the collective results of all DNA identification analyses on an individual's DNA sample;

  (7)  "DNA record", the DNA identification information stored in the state DNA database or CODIS.  The DNA record is the result obtained from the DNA analysis.  The DNA record is comprised of the characteristics of a DNA sample, which are of value in establishing the identity of individuals, the DNA profile as well as data required to manage and operate the state's DNA database, to include the specimen identification number;

  (8)  "DNA sample", a biological sample provided by any person with respect to offenses covered by section 650.055 or submitted to the Missouri state highway patrol crime laboratory pursuant to sections 650.050 to 650.100 for analysis or storage or both;

  (9)  "Expunge", to destroy an individual's DNA sample and remove the DNA record from the state DNA database;

  (10)  "Forensic DNA analysis", the identification and evaluation of biological evidence in criminal matters using DNA technologies;

  (11)  "Local funds", any funds not provided by the federal government.


(L. 1979 S.B. 202 § 1, A.L. 2004 S.B. 1000, A.L. 2006 S.B. 1023, A.L. 2008 S.B. 733, A.L. 2012 S.B. 789)

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