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Regulations for the Implementation of the Law Permitting DNA Analysis Upon Arrest for All Violent Felonies and Certain Burglaries [6 VAC 40 ‑ 40]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation permits the taking of DNA samples from any person arrested for any violent felony or certain burglaries.
State Authority None entered
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings See all meetings (4) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Stephanie Merritt  / Department Counsel
Address: 700 North Fifth Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: stephanie.merritt@dfs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-2281    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to Conform Regulations with Chapters 41 and 42 of the 2022 General Assembly
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/09/2022.
Regulations for the Implementation of the Law Permitting DNA Analysis Upon Arrest for All Violent Felonies and Certain Burglaries -

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment to reflect change in website address
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/20/2013.
Regulations for the Implementation of the Law Permitting DNA Analysis Upon Arrest for All Violent Felonies and Certain Burglaries
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/22/2006.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
5/25/2021 Completed Retain As Is
5/30/2017 Completed Retain As Is
7/18/2012 Completed Amend