COMPENSATION OF VICTIMS OF CRIMES
19-5303. Cost of medical exams to be paid by law enforcement agency. When the victim of any crime is directed or authorized by a law enforcement agency to obtain a medical examination for the purpose of procuring evidence for use by a law enforcement agency in the investigation or prosecution of the crime, the expense incurred shall be paid by the law enforcement agency. Provided however, the cost of forensic and/or medical examinations of alleged victims of sexual assault shall be paid for from the crime victims compensation account, as established by section 72-1009, Idaho Code. The provisions of this section shall not be construed to require a law enforcement agency to bear the expense of any medical treatment of the victim.
[(19-5303) 1984, ch. 191, sec. 1, p. 440; 1985, redesignated from 19-5302, ch. 122, sec. 7, p. 303; am. 2001, ch. 144, sec. 1, p. 512.]
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