Tex. Code of Crim. Proc. Article 63.054
Comparison of Samples


The center shall compare DNA samples taken from unidentified human remains with DNA samples taken from personal articles belonging to high-risk missing persons or from parents of high-risk missing persons or other appropriate persons.
Transferred from Education Code, Subchapter I, Chapter 105 by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 319 (S.B. 651), Sec. 2, eff. June 17, 2005.

Source: Article 63.054 — Comparison of Samples, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/CR/htm/CR.­63.­htm#63.­054 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

63.001
Definitions
63.002
Missing Children and Missing Persons Information Clearinghouse
63.003
Function of Clearinghouse
63.004
Report Forms
63.005
Distribution of Information
63.006
Release of Dental Records
63.007
Release of Medical Records
63.008
Missing Children Program
63.009
Law Enforcement Requirements Generally
63.010
Attorney General to Require Compliance
63.011
Missing Children Investigations
63.012
Report of Inquiry
63.013
Information to Clearinghouse
63.014
Cross-checking and Matching
63.0015
Presumption Regarding Parentage
63.015
Availability of Information Through Other Agencies
63.0016
Attempted Child Abduction by Relative
63.016
Donations
63.017
Confidentiality of Certain Records
63.018
Death Certificates
63.019
School Records System
63.020
Duty of Schools and Other Entities to Flag Missing Children’s Records
63.021
System for Flagging Records
63.022
Removal of Flag from Records
63.0041
Reporting of Attempted Child Abduction
63.051
Definitions
63.052
Establishment of Dna Database for Missing or Unidentified Persons
63.053
Information Stored in Database
63.054
Comparison of Samples
63.055
Standards Collection
63.056
Collection of Samples from Unidentified Human Remains
63.057
Duty of Law Enforcement Agency to Notify Appropriate Persons Regarding Provision of Voluntary Sample
63.058
Release Form
63.059
Protocol for Obtaining Samples Relating to High-risk Missing Persons
63.060
Submission of Sample to Center
63.061
Destruction of Samples
63.062
Confidentiality
63.063
Criminal Penalty
63.064
Civil Penalty
63.065
Missing Persons Dna Database Fund
63.066
Backlog of Unidentified Human Remains: Advisory Committee and Outsourcing
63.0091
Law Enforcement Requirements Regarding Reports of Certain Missing Children
63.0515
Criminal Justice Agency

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

Art. 63.054’s source at texas​.gov