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HB 167: Evidence Collected in Sexual Assault Investigations

GENERAL BILL by Cruz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Murphy ; Pafford

Evidence Collected in Sexual Assault Investigations; Provides legislative findings; requires law enforcement agencies to adopt standards concerning forensic evidence collected in investigations of alleged sexual assaults; provides time period for processing backlogged forensic medical evidence; provides surcharge upon persons convicted of certain sexual offenses; specifies that proceeds of surcharge be used to process forensic medical evidence submitted in investigations of alleged sexual assaults.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 636 (Ch. 2016-72)
Location: In committee/council (CRJS)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/14/2015 House • Filed
9/24/2015 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 19
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 19
3/11/2016 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 636 (Ch. 2016-72)