Bill Summary for S 46 (2019-2020)

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Mar 20 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 46 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 12, 2019
AN ACT TO REQUIRE TESTING OF ALL SEXUAL ASSAULT EXAMINATION KITS.
Intro. by Daniel, Britt, McKissick.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Amends proposed GS 15A-266.5A, Statewide sexual assault examination kit testing protocol. Modifies the provisions regarding notification and submission requirements for sexual assault examination kits completed on or before January 1, 2018. Extends the date by which the review team established pursuant to the statute must survey and review the law enforcement agency's entire untested sexual assault examination kit inventory and conduct a case review to determine each kit's testing priority, to now require the survey and review be completed no later than nine months after the effective date of the statute (previously no later than three month's after the statute's effective date).

Corrects a statutory reference in the appropriations provisions.

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