“CODIS” means the FBI’s Combined DNA Index System. The term includes the national DNA index system sponsored by the FBI.
“Conviction” includes conviction by a jury or a court, a guilty plea, a plea of nolo contendere, or a finding of not guilty by reason of insanity.
“Criminal justice agency” means:
a federal or state agency that is engaged in the administration of criminal justice under a statute or executive order and that allocates a substantial part of its annual budget to the administration of criminal justice;
a community supervision and corrections department, a parole office, or a local juvenile probation department or parole office.
“DNA” means deoxyribonucleic acid.
“DNA database” means one or more databases that contain forensic DNA records maintained by the director.
“DNA laboratory” means a laboratory that performs forensic DNA analysis on samples or specimens derived from a human body, physical evidence, or a crime scene. The term includes a department crime laboratory facility that conducts forensic DNA analysis.
“DNA record” means the results of a forensic DNA analysis performed by a DNA laboratory. The term includes a DNA profile and related records, which may include a code or other identifying number referenced to a separate database to locate:
the originating entity; and
if known, the name and other personally identifying information concerning the individual who is the subject of the analysis.
“DNA sample” means a blood sample or other biological sample or specimen provided by an individual under this subchapter or submitted to the director under this subchapter for DNA analysis or storage.