2010 Maryland Code
PUBLIC SAFETY
TITLE 2 - DEPARTMENT OF STATE POLICE
Subtitle 5 - Statewide DNA Data Base System
Section 2-506 - Storage of DNA records and DNA samples.

§ 2-506. Storage of DNA records and DNA samples [Amendment subject to abrogation].
 

(a)  DNA records.- Each DNA record of identification characteristics that results from DNA testing under this subtitle shall be stored and maintained only by the Crime Laboratory in the statewide DNA data base system, except as necessary to participate in CODIS. 

(b)  DNA samples.- Each DNA sample obtained under this subtitle shall be stored securely and maintained only by the Crime Laboratory in the statewide DNA repository. 

(c)  Typing results.- Typing results shall be stored securely in the statewide DNA data base system. 

(d)  Limitation of search of statewide DNA data base.- A person may not perform a search of the statewide DNA data base for the purpose of identification of an offender in connection with a crime for which the offender may be a biological relative of the individual from whom the DNA sample was acquired. 
 

[An. Code 1957, art. 88B, § 12A(h), (k)(2); 2003, ch. 5, § 2; 2008, ch. 337.] 

 
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