Washington State Information


Washington

Legislature

  • House Bill 2805
    • Status: LAW

Key Provisions

  • REQUIRES collection of DNA samples from known missing persons and requires timely submission of the samples for analysis.
  • REQUIRES immediate analysis if criminal activity is suspected.
  • REQUIRES state to maintain DNA samples collected for newborn screening to be used for missing persons identification.

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