The Forensic Laboratory Funding Act (Excerpt) Act 35 Of 1994


Published: 2015

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THE FORENSIC LABORATORY FUNDING ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 35 of 1994

12.202 Definitions.

Sec. 2.

As used in this act:

(a) “CSC offense” means a violation or attempted violation of section 520b, 520c, 520d, 520e, or 520g of the Michigan penal code, 1931 PA 328, MCL 750.520b, 750.520c, 750.520d, 750.520e, and 750.520g.

(b) “Forensic laboratory” means a laboratory maintained by the department of state police or a municipality that meets all of the following criteria:

(i) Has at least 1 regularly employed forensic scientist who conducts analyses of controlled substances or androgenic anabolic steroids for criminal justice agencies in criminal matters, and provides testimony with respect to those analyses.

(ii) Is registered as an analytical laboratory with the drug enforcement administration of the United States department of justice for possessing all scheduled controlled substances.

(iii) Has at least 1 regularly employed forensic scientist who conducts forensic tests other than those described in subparagraph (i) and provides testimony with respect to those forensic tests.

(c) “Forensic test” means a drug analysis, toxicology analysis, or other forensic analysis or examination in areas including, but not limited to, latent prints, microchemistry, serology, firearms, toolmarks, or questioned documents. Forensic test does not include an analysis of the alcohol content of an individual's breath.

(d) “Municipality” means a county, township, city, or village.


History: 1994, Act 35, Eff. June 6, 1994

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Am. 1998, Act 98, Imd. Eff. May 15, 1998

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