CRIM JUST INFO-NURS EXAM-TECH
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act by adding a
Section concerning the sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE) demon-
stration program. Contains only a caption.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Criminal Justice
Information Act. Requires the Illinois Criminal Justice Information
Authority to establish pilot sexual assault nurse examiner projects in
Cook, Lake, Champaign, and Madison Counties. Provides that the
projects shall provide (i) compassionate health assessment and
effective forensic evidence collection for victims of sexual assault
and (ii) presentation of testimony during criminal prosecutions for
sex offenses. Allows hospitals in the 4 counties to apply to
participate in the pilot projects. Requires the pilot projects to
exist for a minimum of 3 years. Requires the Authority to report to
the General Assembly on the efficacy of sexual assault nurse examiner
programs. Allows the Authority to adopt rules to implement the pilot
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Further amends the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Act.
Provides that the SANE pilot project shall be established in 4
counties geographically distributed throughout the State (now, the
project shall be established in Cook, Lake, Champaign, and Madison
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed
bill. Provides that specially trained sexual assault physician
examiners may participate in the SANE projects. Requires the SANE
projects to, at a minimum, meet the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner
Standards of Practice established by the International Association of
Forensic Nurses. Makes other changes.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0529
Last action date: 99-08-13
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 2
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