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DNA DESIGNATED OFFENDER

Data Element: DNA DESIGNATED OFFENDER
Definition: A coded representation denoting whether an individual has been convicted and sentenced for a crime that requires the collection of a DNA Sample for inclusion in the New York State DNA Databank.
Standard of Verification: Individual criminal history with conviction offenses included in Section 995-c of the New York State Executive Law.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 1
Field Format: 1AN
Originating Teams: Corrections
User Teams: Corrections and Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: Y - Yes
N - No
P - Pending determination by State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)
D - Determined not DNA Designated Offender after DCJS review.
Comments: Also referred to as DNA Index Offender. The code "P," a temporary status, is used when further review of the individual's record by DCJS is necessary to determine whether or not the individual is a DNA Designated Offender.
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 6/01