IN HB1234 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-10 - First reading: referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety
Pending: House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Rape kits. Requires the superintendent of the state police department (superintendent) to adopt certain guidelines concerning medical forensic examination kits for victims of a sex crime (kits) and to obtain data from law enforcement agencies concerning kits in the agencies' possession. Requires the superintendent to provide certain information to the interim study committee on corrections and criminal code concerning kits. Requires a forensic medical services provider to notify a law enforcement agency regarding the completion of a kit not later than 24 hours after the kit is completed. Requires the department of homeland security to develop practices and guidelines designed to assist crime labs and law enforcement agencies with the elimination of untested kit backlogs. Requires that a notification be provided to a victim who has registered for notifications through the web based claims reimbursement and sexual assault examination kit tracking system not more than 30 days after a change in status to the kit. Makes conforming changes.

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Rape kits.



2023-01-10HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety
2023-01-10HouseAuthored by Representative Klinker


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