New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) is pictured (center, speaking at podium) expressing his support for legislation that would expand New York State's DNA Databank to help solve crimes, bring justice to victims and exonerate the innocent. The proposal would require that DNA samples be collected from individuals convicted of all remaining Penal Law misdemeanors and any felony under other state laws, such as felony driving while intoxicated under the Vehicle and Traffic Law, aggravated animal cruelty under the Agriculture and Markets Law and prescription drug offenses under the Public Health Law.
New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Supports Expansion of New York State's DNA Databank to Give Law Enforcement Greater Access to Technology that Will Help Prosecute Criminals and Exonerate the Innocent
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,I,C-Canandaigua) recently spoke in favor of expanding New York State's DNA Databank to give law enforcement a more efficient and effective way to prosecute criminals and exonerate the innocent. Leader Kolb offered his remarks during a press conference at the Ontario County Sheriff's Department.
Pictured, from left to right, are New York State Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy; New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb; David Scoville of Canandaigua; and Ontario County District Attorney Mike Tantillo. Mr. Scoville is the father of a murder victim and has been an outspoken and passionate advocate of expanding New York State's DNA Database.