California Code, Government Code - GOV § 76104.5

(a) For the purpose of assisting any county in the establishment of automated photographic or DNA (genetic fingerprint) identification systems, or any new technology in the county, the board of supervisors may establish in the county treasury a DNA Identification Fund into which shall be deposited the amounts specified in the resolutions adopted by the board of supervisors as authorized in accordance with this title, up to fifty cents ($0.50) for every seven dollars ($7) collected pursuant to Section 76000 .  The moneys of the fund shall be payable only for the purchase, lease, operation, including personnel and related costs, and maintenance of automated photographic or DNA (genetic fingerprint) identification systems, or any new technology.

(b) The fund moneys described in subdivision (a), together with any interest earned thereon, shall be held by the county treasurer separate from any funds subject to transfer or division pursuant to Section 1463 of the Penal Code .  Deposits to the fund may continue through and including the 20th year after the initial calendar year in which the surcharge is collected, or longer if and as necessary to make payments upon any lease or leaseback arrangement utilized to finance any of the projects specified herein.

(c) For purposes of this section, “DNA (genetic fingerprint) identification system” means equipment, procedures, and methodologies compatible with and meeting the standards set for DNA testing by the Department of Justice pursuant to the DNA and Forensic Identification Data Base and Data Bank Act of 1998 (Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 295) of Title 9 of Part 1 of the Penal Code ).


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