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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
CHAPTER 28DNA, CODIS, FORENSIC ANALYSIS, AND CRIME LABORATORIES
SUBCHAPTER GCODIS USER LABORATORIES
RULE §28.103Policy, Procedure, and Rule Compliance

A CODIS user laboratory shall:

  (1) comply with CODIS policy and with this chapter, including the collection, preservation, shipment, and analysis of a sample or specimen and access and use of the DNA database;

  (2) follow the procedures established by the director under this chapter and specified by the FBI, including the use of comparable test procedures, profiles, laboratory equipment, supplies and computer software;

  (3) maintain accreditation under Subchapter I of this chapter; and

  (4) be subject to the provision of the annual audit described by the FBI DNA Quality Assurance Audit Document. The laboratory shall inform the director within 30 days of the completion of such annual audit, and shall provide the director with a copy of the notification, by the FBI, of the determination on all external audits within 30 days of receipt.


Source Note: The provisions of this §28.103 adopted to be effective June 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 4437

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