Vol. 29 Iss. 19 - May 20, 2013

Chapter 40
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The Forensic Science Board is claiming an exemption from the Administrative Process Act in accordance with § 2.2-4006 A 3, which excludes regulations that consist only of changes in style or form or corrections of technical errors. The Department of Forensic Science will receive, consider, and respond to petitions by any interested person at any time with respect to reconsideration or revision.

Title of Regulation: 6VAC40-40. Regulations for the Implementation of the Law Permitting DNA Analysis upon Arrest for All Violent Felonies and Certain Burglaries (amending 6VAC40-40-40).

Statutory Authority: § 9.1-1110 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Date: June 20, 2013.

Agency Contact: Stephanie Merritt, Department Counsel, Department of Forensic Science, 700 North Fifth Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 786-2281, or email


The amendment updates the website address of the State Compensation Board.

Part III
DNA Sample Tracking Application

6VAC40-40-40. Use of LIDS.

An Internet accessible DNA sample tracking application developed by the State Compensation Board through LIDS shall be accessible through the State Compensation Board's website at Access to the DNA sample tracking application shall be located under the website's "Restricted Access" section. User identifications and passwords shall be assigned to all law-enforcement agencies responsible for taking saliva or tissue samples from arrestees.

VA.R. Doc. No. R13-3708; Filed April 24, 2013, 1:13 p.m.