§15-2B-13. Neglect of duties; destruction of samples; penalties.
(a) Any person who neglects or refuses to do or perform any act on his or her part to be done or performed in connection with the operation of this article is guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than two hundred dollars or be imprisoned in the county or regional jail for a period of not more than sixty days, or both fined and imprisoned. Further, such neglect constitutes misfeasance in office and may subject that person to removal from office.

(b) Any person who willfully removes, destroys or mutilates any of the DNA samples, records or other information acquired or stored pursuant to this article is guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than fifty dollars nor more than five hundred dollars or imprisoned in the county or regional jail not to exceed one year, or both fined and imprisoned.