00 HOUSE BILL NO. 20
01 "An Act requiring law enforcement agencies to send sexual assault examination kits for
02 testing within six months after collection; and providing for an effective date."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. AS 44.41 is amended by adding a new section to read:
05 Sec. 44.41.065. Sexual assault examination kits. (a) A law enforcement
06 agency shall ensure that all sexual assault examination kits collected by that agency
07 are sent, within six months after collection of the sexual assault examination kit, to a
08 laboratory operated or approved by the Department of Public Safety for either a
09 serological or DNA test.
10 (b) In this section, "law enforcement agency" has the meaning given in
11 AS 12.36.090.
12 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect January 1, 2020.