Bill Status of HB3852 100th General Assembly
Short Description: SEX ASSAULT EMERGENCY SERVICES
Rep. Michael D. Unes - Cynthia Soto - Terri Bryant - Mike Fortner - Michael P. McAuliffe
| 4/28/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act. Defines "eligible health care facility" as a hospital, emergency department, or outpatient clinic that delivers health care, including, but not limited to, care for a sexual assault survivor. Changes references from "hospital" to "eligible health care facility" and makes conforming changes. Changes references from "hospital emergency services" to "emergency services". Provides that sexual assault nurse examiners who examine pediatric patients should have completed specified training and have a specified certification. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds a definition for "child advocacy center". Provides that an "eligible health care facility" means a hospital, emergency department, or outpatient clinic performing child sexual abuse examinations in collaboration with a child advocacy center (rather than that delivers health care, including, but not limited to, care for sexual assault survivors). Makes other changes.