State Senate Passes DNA Databank Expansion Bill

200px dna orbit animated static thumb State Senate Passes DNA Databank Expansion Bill
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The State Senate passed the DNA Databank Expansion Bill yesterday, which would expand New York’s databank to include samples from anyone convicted of a felony or penal law misdemeanor.

Governor Cuomo promptly issued a statement calling the bill “an important step in protecting New Yorkers and modernizing the state’s criminal justice system.” Continue reading “State Senate Passes DNA Databank Expansion Bill”