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Texas 2015 State Bills:
opens new window Texas 2015 HB 1220
Privacy This bill establishes a personal property right to DNA samples. A person may not, without the informed, written consent of the individual or the individual's legal guardian or authorized representative: (1) collect a DNA sample from an individual; (2) perform a genetic test on an individual's DNA sample; or (3) retain an individual's DNA sample, with certain exceptions. Died.

Last Reviewed: May 25, 2018