Physician, licensed, etc.; may perform procedure for physical evidence recovery kit examination. (SB1006)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Individual incapable of making an informed decision; procedure for physical evidence recovery kit examination. Provides that a licensed health care provider may perform a physical evidence recovery kit examination for a person who is believed to be the victim of a sexual assault and who is incapable of making an informed decision regarding consent to such examination when there is an immediate need to conduct the examination, no legally authorized representative is available to provide consent, and a capacity reviewer provides written certification that the person is incapable of providing informed consent and that the examination should be performed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102047D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2013Assigned Education sub: Health Care
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1006)
01/24/2013Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Committee substitute printed 13104498D-S1
01/25/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Read second time
01/28/2013Reading of substitute waived
01/28/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104498D-S1
01/28/2013Reading of amendments waived
01/28/2013Amendments by Senator Barker agreed to
01/28/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments SB1006ES1
01/28/2013Printed as engrossed 13104498D-ES1
01/29/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1006ES1)
01/29/2013Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2013Passed by for the day
01/30/2013Passed by for the day
01/31/2013Passed by for the day
02/01/2013Bills placed in block (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Motion to pass by for the day rejected (18-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Placed on Calendar
02/06/2013Read first time
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2013Referred from Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/07/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/08/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
02/11/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Read second time
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Committee amendments agreed to
02/20/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB1006
02/20/2013Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2013House amendments agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1006ER)
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
02/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1006ER)
03/18/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 532 (effective 7/1/13)
03/18/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.