2003 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Carlton, Hyde-Smith, Walden
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE A DNA SAMPLE TO BE TAKEN FROM ALL CONVICTED FELONS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The Mississippi Department of Corrections is authorized, subject to the availability of funds, to secure a biological sample for purposes of DNA identification analysis from every individual convicted of a felony or in its custody before release from or transfer to a state correctional facility or county jail or other detention facility.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2003.