Under existing law, a person charged with the crime of rape, sodomy, or sexual misconduct may be ordered by a court to submit to a test for sexually transmitted diseases if requested by an alleged victim or the parent or guardian of an alleged victim
This bill would also authorize testing for other crimes in which the victim was compelled to engage in sexual activity by force and would require that testing be performed within 48 hours of service of an information or indictment, if an information and indictment has been presented and the defendant is in custody
To amend Sections 15-23-101 and 15-23-102, Code of Alabama 1975, relating to orders requiring charged persons to be tested for sexually transmitted diseases, to authorize testing for other crimes in which the victim was compelled to engage in sexual activity by force; and to require that testing be performed within 48 hours of service of an information or indictment under certain conditions.
|February 18, 2016||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Judiciary|
|Bill Text||HB261 Alabama 2016 Session - Introduced|