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House Bill 1655


House Bill 1655

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Victims of sex crimes. Removes restrictions for when the victim services division of the criminal justice institute (institute) may reimburse a medical services provider for the costs in providing forensic services. Creates the secured storage fund to assist counties with paying for the secured storage of a sample (sample) from forensic medical examinations of a sex crime victim (victim). Requires a provider to label a sample. Requires a hospital to give notice to a victim of certain rights and to contact law enforcement. Requires law enforcement to transport the sample to secured storage. Requires the sample to remain in secured storage for specified periods of time. Requires the institute to provide notice to victims regarding the sample.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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