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Bill would limit use of DNA databases to solve crimes in Md.

March 30, 2021

A first-in-the-nation bill that would limit when law enforcement can search consumer genealogical databases in connection with a crime unanimously passed in the Maryland House of Delegates. HB240 would ensure that databases storing genetic information of individuals, like GEDmatch, provide notice to their consumers that their DNA could be utilized for this purpose and obtain consent from them.

Article Source: Frederick News Post

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