2010 Maryland Code
Subtitle 5 - Statewide DNA Data Base System
Section 2-509 - Population data base.

§ 2-509. Population data base.

(a)  Creation by Director.- The Director shall create a population data base comprised of DNA samples collected under this subtitle. 

(b)  Removal of personal identifiers.- All personal identifiers shall be removed before information is entered into the population data base. 

(c)  Availability of information.-  

(1) Nothing shall prohibit the sharing or disseminating of population data base information with: 

(i) federal, State, or local law enforcement agencies; 

(ii) crime laboratories that have been approved by the Director and that serve federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies; 

(iii) a State's Attorney's office; or 

(iv) a third party that the Director considers necessary to assist the Crime Laboratory with statistical analyses of the population data base. 

(2) The population data base may be made available to and searched by any agency that participates in CODIS. 

[An. Code 1957, art. 88B, § 12A(m)(4); 2003, ch. 5, § 2.]   

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