2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:623 - Submission of sexual assault collection kits

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:623 (2018)

§623. Submission of sexual assault collection kits

            A. Within thirty days of receiving a sexual assault collection kit for a reported case involving an unknown suspect, the criminal justice agency shall submit the sexual assault collection kit to a forensic laboratory for testing.

            B. If a prosecuting agency makes an official request for analysis of a sexual assault collection kit, the criminal justice agency shall submit the sexual assault collection kit to a forensic laboratory within thirty days of receiving the request from the prosecuting agency.

            Acts 2015, No. 229, §2, eff. June 23, 2015.

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