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SB 3269 - Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act
General Assembly Bill Page: SB 3269 - SEXUAL ASSAULT EVIDENCE
Senate Sponsor: Toi W. Hutchinson
House Sponsor: Emily McAsey
SB 3269 creates the Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Act. The bill provides that by October 15, 2010, each Illinois law enforcement agency shall provide written notice to the Department of State Police, in a form and manner prescribed by the Department, stating the number of sexual assault cases in the custody of the law enforcement agency that have not been previously submitted to a laboratory for analysis. The bill provides that within 180 days after the effective date of the Act, appropriate arrangements shall be made between the law enforcement agency and the Department of State Police, or a laboratory approved and designated by the Director of State Police, to ensure that all cases that were collected prior to the effective date of the Act and are, or were at the time of collection, the subject of a criminal investigation, are submitted to the Department of State Police, or a laboratory approved and designated by the Director of State Police.