Enrolled Senate Bill (S)

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Repeals and relocates certain definitions relating to the provision of forensic medical examinations. Defines "sexual assault examination kit", and requires: (1) the state police department to develop and distribute a standard sexual assault examination kit; and (2) health care providers conducting forensic medical examinations of suspected victims of sex crimes to use the sexual assault examination kit if practicable. Provides that a health care provider may conduct a forensic medical examination of an unconscious person who is suspected to be the victim of a sex crime without the consent of the victim or other authorized individuals under certain circumstances. Provides Repeals and relocates certain definitions relating to the provision of forensic medical examinations. Defines "sexual assault examination kit", and requires: (1) the state police department to develop and distribute a standard sexual assault examination kit; and (2) health care providers conducting forensic medical examinations of suspected victims of sex crimes to use the sexual assault examination kit if practicable. Provides that a health care provider may conduct a forensic medical examination of an unconscious person who is suspected to be the victim of a sex crime without the consent of the victim or other authorized individuals under certain circumstances. Provides the health care provider with immunity in conducting the examination. ... View more