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HB 2120 Physician, licensed, etc.; may perform procedure for physical evidence recovery kit examination.

Introduced by: Charniele L. Herring | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED: (all summaries)

Individual incapable of making an informed decision; procedure for physical evidence recovery kit examination. Authorizes a licensed physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, or registered nurse to perform a physical evidence recovery kit examination for a person who is believed to be the victim of a sexual assault and who is incapable of making an informed decision regarding consent to such examination when there is a need to conduct the examination, no legally authorized representative is available to provide consent, and a capacity reviewer provides written certification that the person is incapable of providing informed consent and that the examination should be performed. This bill is identical to SB 1006.


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