Misdemeanor DNA Bill Passes Senate Judiciary CommitteeA bill to require DNA samples from people convicted of certain misdemeanors has passed the state Senate Judiciary Committee.
Denver DA Morrissey Praises Katie's Law, Wants It For Misdemeanor ConvictionsDenver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey is once again praising the passing of Katie's Law, which took effect in 2010 and requires DNA to be taken from all adults convicted for new felony offenses. But he also wants it to include misdemeanor convictions.
ACLU Calls DNA Collection On Misdemeanors A 'Serious Privacy Invasion'A bill that would force people to submit to Colorado's DNA database -- even for some misdemeanors -- is being heard at the state Capitol
Lawmakers Push For More DNA Samples From OffendersSome state lawmakers are pushing to get more samples from offenders in Colorado's DNA database. A bill proposed at the state Capitol would require samples even for some misdemeanors.
Bill Would Require DNA From All Misdemeanor Convicts In ColoradoNearly all people going through Colorado's criminal court system will have to submit DNA samples under a bill introduced at the Statehouse.
State Lawmaker Wants To Take All Misdemeanor Offenders' DNAThere's a proposal to collect DNA from everyone who commits a crime in Colorado, no matter how small.