HB 1331: Forensic Examination Evidence
GENERAL BILL by Murphy ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell
Forensic Examination Evidence; Requires that forensic examination evidence collected be submitted to FDLE within specified timeframe for entry into statewide DNA database; requires department to return such evidence to local or investigating law enforcement agency for permanent retention; 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; requires law enforcement agencies to adopt standards concerning forensic evidence collected in investigations of alleged sexual assaults; creates Forensic Medical Evidence Kit Task Force; requires task force to develop plan to create system that provides comprehensive forensic medical evidence kit tracking & inventory management; prohibits victim's personal identifying information from being included in system; specifies elements that must be included in plan; requires task force to develop plan to safeguard information; requires task force to make specified recommendations; requires report.
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 636 (Ch. 2016-72)
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• Introduced -HJ 111
• Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 229
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 636 (Ch. 2016-72)
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