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No grant may be made under this subchapter unless an application has been submitted to the Attorney General in which the applicant certifies that--
(1) DNA analyses performed at the laboratory will satisfy or exceed then current standards for a quality assurance program for DNA analysis issued by the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation under section 14131 of this title. 1
(2) DNA samples obtained by and DNA analyses performed at the laboratory shall be made available only--
(A) to criminal justice agencies for law enforcement identification purposes;
(B) in judicial proceedings, if otherwise admissible pursuant to applicable statutes or rules;
(C) for criminal defense purposes, to a defendant, who shall have access to samples and analyses performed in connection with the case in which the defendant is charged; or
(D) if personally identifiable information is removed, for a population statistics database, for identification research and protocol development purposes, or for quality control purposes; and
(3) the laboratory and each analyst performing DNA analyses at the laboratory shall undergo semiannual external proficiency testing by a DNA proficiency testing program that meets the standards issued under section 14131 of this title.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - 42 U.S.C. § 3796kk-2 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare § 3796kk-2. Application requirements - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/us/title-42-the-public-health-and-welfare/42-usc-sect-3796kk-2.html
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