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Maryland 2009 State Bills:
opens new window Maryland 2009 SB 54
Privacy This bill restricts access to, use of and retention of DNA samples and disclosure of DNA test results without consent with some exemptions. The bill also provides personal property rights to DNA samples and DNA test results and requires the health department to develop a uniform written informed consent form. Penalties are set forth for violations. Measure failed.

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