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2017 SESSION

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SB 1501 Physical evidence recovery kit; victim's right to notification of scientific analysis information.

Introduced by: Barbara A. Favola | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Victim's right to notification of scientific analysis information. Provides that for any physical evidence recovery kit that was received by a law-enforcement agency prior to July 1, 2016, and submitted for analysis, the victim, a parent or guardian of a minor victim, or the next of kin of a deceased victim shall be notified of the completion of the analysis and shall, upon request, receive information regarding the results of any analysis from the law-enforcement agency. The bill provides that law enforcement shall not be required to disclose the results of any analysis to an alleged perpetrator. The bill contains technical amendments.


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