Bill Status of HB4348 100th General Assembly
Short Description: UNIDENTIFIED HUMAN REMAINS
Rep. John Connor
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Missing Persons Identification Act. Provides that the responsible investigative agency shall send the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System created by the United States Department of Justice, if possible, with copies of fingerprints on standardized 8 inch by 8 inch fingerprint cards or the equivalent digital image, prints or partial prints of any fingers, a forensic odontology report concerning the body, detailed personal descriptions, DNA samples for nuclear and mitochondrial DNA analysis, available DNA analysis results, and all other identifying data, including date and place of death, of all deceased persons whose deaths are in a classification requiring inquiry by the coroner or medical examiner and who remain unidentified after all available methods have been exhausted. Provides that the medical examiner, coroner, or responsible investigative agency shall make reasonable attempts to promptly identify human remains. Defines "responsible investigative authority".