SECTION 1. Chapter 22E of the General Laws, as most recently amended by chapter 192 of 2012, is hereby amended by striking out section 3 and inserting in place thereof the following section: -
Section 3. Any person who is arrested by virtue of process, or is taken into custody by an officer and charged with the commission of a felony, and who upon arrest has been arraigned pursuant to the applicable court rules under the Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure, shall submit a DNA sample to the department. The sample shall be collected by a person authorized under section 4 of this chapter subsequent to arraignment, in accordance with regulations or procedures established by the director. The results of such sample shall be made part of the state DNA database.
SECTION 2. Section 12 of said chapter 22E, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out, in line 6, the figure “$1,000” and inserting in its place thereof the following figure:- $2,000,- and by striking out, in line 7, the words “six months” and inserting in place thereof the following words: - 1 year.
SECTION 3. Section 13 of said chapter 22E, as so appearing , is hereby amended by striking out, in line 4, the figure “$1,000” and inserting in its place thereof the following figure:- $2,000,- and by striking out ,in line 5, the words “six months” and inserting in place thereof the following words: - 1 year.
SECTION 4. Section 15 of said chapter 22E, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the word “expunged”, in line 3, the following words: - if the original offense upon which the collection of DNA is based does not result in a conviction; or.
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