HB 2127 Victims of sexual assault; rights of victims, physical evidence recovery kits.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Rights of victims of sexual assault; physical evidence recovery kits. Requires that victims of sexual assault be advised by the investigating law-enforcement agency of their rights regarding physical evidence recovery kits. The bill requires the Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services of the Virginia Department of General Services and law-enforcement agencies to store a physical evidence recovery kit for an additional 10 years following a written objection to its destruction from the victim. The bill requires the law-enforcement agency to notify the victim at least 60 days prior to the intended date of destruction of the kit and provides that no victim of sexual assault shall be charged for the cost of collecting or storing a kit.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102410D  pdf | impact statement
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104909D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2127ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/16/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0535)  pdf

Status:
01/11/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102410D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/23/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (10-Y 0-N)
01/23/17  House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/17  House: Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104909D-H1
01/27/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
02/02/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  House: Reported from Appropriations (20-Y 0-N)
02/04/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time
02/06/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104909D-H1
02/06/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2127H1
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/17  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N)
02/14/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  Senate: Read third time
02/15/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  House: Enrolled
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2127ER)
02/20/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/16/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 535 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0535)