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HB 727: Survivors of Sexual Offenses

GENERAL BILL by Hattersley ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani ; Slosberg

Survivors of Sexual Offenses; Designates act "Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill of Rights"; provides various rights of survivors; provides for confidentiality of certain communications; prohibits medical provider from charging survivor for certain costs; requires that survivor be informed of specified rights before interview; provides requirements & periods of retention for certain forensic evidence; requires law enforcement officer to provide survivor with copies of certain reports; requires system for tracking sexual offense evidence kits.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/21/2019 House • Filed
12/16/2019 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 60
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 60
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee