Medical forensic examination kits.

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Medical forensic examination kits. Repeals and relocates the statute requiring the superintendent of the state police department (superintendent) to adopt guidelines to establish a standard medical forensic examination kit for victims of sex crimes (kits). Requires the superintendent to adopt guidelines on the processing and testing of kits. Requires law enforcement agencies to submit data to the superintendent concerning kits in the agencies' possession. Requires the superintendent to provide information concerning the processing and testing of kits to the interim study committee on corrections and criminal code. Requires the department of homeland security to develop best practice policies and procedures for crime labs and law enforcement agencies concerning medical forensic evidence of sex crimes. 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 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.


Authored by Representative Klinker

Fiscal Outlook

Title Description Date View
Fiscal NoteFiscal Note #1: Introduced2023-12-22 Click To View


Date Chamber Action
2024-01-08HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety
2024-01-08HouseAuthored by Representative Klinker