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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Barker
Regular Sponsors: Representative McLain (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to sexual assault forensic evidence kits; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Directs Department of State Police to establish multidisciplinary committee on tracking of sexual assault forensic evidence kits.
Directs department to adopt recommendations of committee and to create and maintain statewide electronic sexual assault forensic evidence kit tracking system. Establishes requirements of tracking system. Exempts records and information within tracking system from disclosure as public record. Directs department to, no later than January 1, 2019, report on status of tracking system to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary] Task Force on the Testing of Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Kits and to Governor and Attorney General. Extends sunset of Task Force on the Testing of Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Kits to June 30, 2021. Directs task force to monitor implementation of tracking system and to, no later than December 1, 2020, submit to interim committee of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary final report that includes status update on tracking system. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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