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Criminal Procedure - Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kits - Analysis

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hettleman


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring a certain law enforcement agency to submit a sexual assault evidence collection kit to a forensic laboratory for analysis within 30 days of receipt, to notify the victim when the kit was sent and of the results of the analysis, to utilize community-based sexual assault victim service organizations, and to ensure privacy protections; requiring a certain forensic laboratory to take certain actions within a certain time; requiring the development of certain policies and procedures by January 1, 2019; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
Analysis:Not available at this time
All Sponsors:Delegate Hettleman
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Broad Subject(s):Criminal Law - Procedure
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Data -see also- Census; Demographics
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Sexual Offenses
Victims -see also- Criminal Injuries Compensation
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure

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February 26, 2018 8:09 P.M.