Key Votes

S 5560-A - Requires DNA Testing of All Persons Convicted of Certain Crimes - Key Vote

New York Key Votes

Ruben Diaz, Sr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (49-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires DNA Testing of All Persons Convicted of Certain Crimes

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires all persons charged with a crime to provide a DNA sample, effective October 1, 2012.

Highlights:
  • Requires any designated offender to provide a sample of DNA for testing and inclusion in the state’s DNA index (Sec. 1).
  • Requires any designated offender to provide a DNA sample if notified by the Division of Criminal Justice Services (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “designated offender” as a person convicted of any felony or misdemeanor crime (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires DNA Testing of All Persons Convicted of Certain Crimes

Sponsors

  • Stephen M. Saland (NY - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors