DENVER (AP) The House Appropriations Committee has approved a measure that lawmakers say will close a loophole -- which has allowed at least 4,100 jail inmates to avoid a new law requiring felons to give D-N-A samples.
Grand Junction Republican Representative Steve King says new inmates are tested and recorded, but felons already in jail when the bill was passed weren't required to give D-N-A samples until they were released from jail.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.