An Act to amend the DNA Identification Act (establishment of indexes)

This bill was last introduced in the 39th Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in September 2008.

This bill was previously introduced in the 39th Parliament, 1st Session.

Sponsor

Joy Smith  Conservative

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Not active, as of May 3, 2006
(This bill did not become law.)

Summary

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This enactment amends the DNA Identification Act to provide for the establishment of a human remains index and a missing persons index to help law enforcement agencies search for and identify persons reported missing.

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DNA Identification ActRoutine Proceedings

May 3rd, 2006 / 3:20 p.m.
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Conservative

Joy Smith Conservative Kildonan—St. Paul, MB

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-249, An Act to amend the DNA Identification Act (establishment of indexes).

Mr. Speaker, I am introducing this bill entitled an act to amend the DNA Identification Act concerning the establishment of indexes because I believe that our law enforcement agencies should be able to assess every tool necessary in order to help them do their jobs.

The enactment would amend the DNA Identification Act to provide for the establishment of a human remains index and a missing persons index to help law enforcement agencies search for and identify persons reported missing. I urge all members to support this bill.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)