THE IDAHO DNA DATABASE ACT OF 1996
19-5501. Legislative findings — Statement of purpose. The legislature finds that DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) identification analysis is a useful law enforcement tool for identifying and prosecuting felony offenders. The purpose of this act is to assist federal, state and local criminal justice and law enforcement agencies within and outside the state in the detection and prosecution of individuals responsible for felony crimes, as well as in the exclusion of suspects who are being investigated for such crimes.
[19-5501, added 1997, ch. 120, sec. 1, p. 342; am. 2011, ch. 211, sec. 1, p. 593.]