Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 1.5
DNA Detection of Sexual and Violent Offenders

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-1.5-14

§ 12-1.5-14. Prohibition and disclosure.

(a) Any person who, by virtue of employment or official position, or any person contracting to carry out any functions under this chapter, including any officers, employees and agents of a contractor, who has possession of or access to individually identifiable DNA information contained in the state DNA database or in the state DNA databank, shall not disclose it in any manner to any person or agency not authorized to receive it knowing that the person or agency is not authorized to receive it.

(b) No person shall obtain individually identifiable DNA information from the state DNA database or the state DNA databank without authorization pursuant to this chapter to do so.

History of Section.
P.L. 1998, ch. 33, § 1; P.L. 1998, ch. 120, § 1.