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Qualifying Offenses Requiring DNA Submission

Any person committing or attempting to commit any of these categories of crime must submit DNA samples to the Department of Justice DNA databank under Penal Code section 296(a)(1):

  1. Murder - includes 1st and 2nd degree murder convictions.
  2. Voluntary Manslaughter - as defined in Penal Code section 192.
  3. Felony Spousal Abuse - as defined in Penal Code section 273.5.
  4. Sexual Assault of a Child under 14 - as defined in Penal Code section 269.
  5. Felony Assault or Battery - as defined in Penal Code sections
    217.1, 220, 241.1, 243, 243.1, 243.3, 243.4, 243.7, 244, 245, 245.2, 245.3 or 245.5.
  6. Kidnapping - as defined in Penal Code sections 207(a)-(e), 208, 209, 209.5 or 210.
  7. Mayhem - as defined in Penal Code sections 203 or 205.
  8. Torture - as defined in Penal Code section 206.
  9. Residential Burglary - as defined in Penal Code section 460(a).
  10. Residential Robbery - as defined in Penal Code section 212.5(a) or (b).
  11. Arson - as defined in Penal Code section 451(a) or (b).
  12. Carjacking- as defined in Penal Code section 215.
  13. Terrorist Activity - as defined in Penal Code sections 11418, 11419 or felony violation of 11418.5.
  14. Felony Sex Offense - defined as any sex offense listed in Penal Code section 290 or a person required to register in California as a sex offender pursuant to Penal Code Section 290. Penal Code section 290 sex offenses include, but are not limited to: rape, sodomy, oral copulation and lewd acts with a child.

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