HB 500 (BR 1199) - K. Sinnette, M. Rader, R. Palumbo, T. Riner, S. Santoro, F. Steele, J. Tilley, A. Wuchner
AN ACT relating to crime victims.
Amend KRS 216B.400, relating to examination services for victims of sexual offenses, to include a qualified medical professional as a person qualified to be on call and examine victims of sexual offenses and gather samples from the victims; require the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet in consultation with the Sexual Assault Response Team Advisory Committee to promulgate regulations for a medical forensic protocol; permit a disabled person to consent to an examination without the required consent of the parent or legal guardian of the individual; add specified medical professionals and entities to parties eligible for reimbursement by the Crime Victims' Compensation Board; provide each victim seeking an examination the right to determine whether to report the offense to law enforcement except in specified circumstances; require the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet in consultation with the Sexual Assault Response Team Advisory Committee to promulgate administrative regulations for the storage, release, or destruction of samples collected during an examination when the victim has not chosen to report to law enforcement; specify that no hospital, sexual assault examination facility, or designated storage facility shall be liable for destruction of samples after the required storage period has expired; amend KRS 314.011 and 403.707 to conform.
HB 500 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Retain original provisions; amend to clarify that services related to the sexual assault examination shall be reimbursed by the board, consistent with administrative regulations.
SCS - Retain the original provisions, except delete provision permitting a disabled person to consent to an examination without the required consent of the parent or legal guardian of the individual.
Feb 24-introduced in House
Feb 26-to Judiciary (H)
Mar 1-posted in committee
Mar 3-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 4-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 5, 2010
Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 9-received in Senate
Mar 10-to Judiciary (S)
Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 25-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 26. 2010
Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H)
Mar 29-taken from committee; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for Monday, March 29, 2010; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 100-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 8-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 101)