Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Illinois Department of State Police shall, within 30 days after sentencing, collect and analyze DNA samples required to be submitted by a person who has been convicted of a felony.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill but provides that the testing shall begin after the Department has received the DNA samples. Amends the Department of State Police Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that a forensic laboratory must establish and carry out procedures to ensure, upon subpoena request by prosecution or defense counsel, complete disclosure in legal proceedings. Provides that disclosure shall include all reports, notes, and conversation logs, quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) documentation, protocol and procedure manuals, command directives and other statements of procedure and policy relating to forensic testing, validation studies, documentation relating to corrective actions and remedial actions, incidents, incident logs, errors, and incidents of contamination, proficiency tests, and results, unless the disclosure would be burdensome or duplicative, or both, and is relevant to the case in which the subpoena has been issued. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that when forensic DNA testing is requested, and the testing is to be performed on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the forensic DNA testing shall be performed by a forensic laboratory, private laboratory, or subcontractor and shall be an American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB) accredited laboratory or an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) accredited laboratory, unless upon written motion and after hearing arguments or evidence, or both, the court may order the DNA testing be performed by a laboratory that is not ASCLD/LAB or ISO accredited. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that neither the Department of State Police, the Division of Forensic Services, nor any laboratory of the Division of Forensic Services may contract out forensic testing for the purpose of an active investigation or a matter pending before a court of competent jurisdiction without the written consent of the prosecuting agency. Provides that on and after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Illinois Department of State Police shall, within 30 days after sentencing or disposition and receipt by the Department thereof from the forwarding agency, analyze DNA samples required to be submitted by a person who has been convicted of a felony that is a qualifying offense.