Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act.
Requires hospitals to receive the sexual assault evidence collection
kits (now the hospitals must request the kits). Provides that the
hospitals must conduct appropriate medical examinations and laboratory
tests in cases of alleged sexual assaults (now the alleged sexual
assault survivor must consent to the examinations and tests).
Provides that the examinations and tests must be maintained by the
hospital and made available to law enforcement officials, regardless
of the consent of the alleged sexual assault survivor (now the alleged
sexual assault survivor must request it).
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
410 ILCS 70/5
410 ILCS 70/6.4
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 2630/5 from Ch. 38, par. 206-5
Deletes the title and everything after the enacting clause.
Amends the Criminal Identification Act. Provides that the victim of
criminal sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual assault, predatory
criminal sexual assault of a child, criminal sexual abuse, or
aggravated criminal sexual abuse, may request that the State's
Attorney file a petition with the trial judge to have the court
records of the case sealed. Provides that, upon order of the court
for good cause shown, the records may be made available for public
inspection. Effective January 1, 2000.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Dept. of Corrections)
This legislation would have no fiscal or population impact.
Last action on Bill: TOTAL VETO STANDS
Last action date: 99-11-18
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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