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2014 Senate Bill 998: Establish rape kit evidence regulations and procedures

Public Act 318 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on June 12, 2014 To create a state commission to establish regulations, procedures and timetables with deadlines that law enforcement agencies and health care providers must follow when collecting and using sexual assault kit evidence. The bill would also require the State Police to develop a database of the administration and storage of sexual assault evidence kits as directed by this commission. See also House Bill 5445.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on June 12, 2014
Reported in the Senate on September 9, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on September 23, 2014 To create a state commission to establish regulations, procedures and timetables with deadlines that law enforcement agencies and health care providers must follow when collecting and using sexual assault kit evidence.
Received in the House on September 23, 2014
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on September 23, 2014
Reported in the House on October 2, 2014 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 107 to 0 in the House on October 2, 2014 (same description)
To create a state commission to establish regulations, procedures and timetables with deadlines that law enforcement agencies and health care providers must follow when collecting and using sexual assault kit evidence.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 14, 2014

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