2017 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 18 - Criminal Code
Article 1 - Provisions Applicable to Offenses Generally
Part 11 - Preservation of DNA Evidence
§ 18-1-1101. Definitions

As used in this part 11, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) "Disposed of" means evidence is destroyed, thrown away, or returned to the owner or his or her designee.

(2) "DNA" means deoxyribonucleic acid.

(3) "DNA evidence" means all evidence collected by law enforcement in a criminal investigation, which evidence may be reasonably believed to contain DNA that is relevant to a disputed issue in the investigation and prosecution of the case.

(4) "DNA profile" means an identifier obtained as a result of a specific DNA analysis.

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