Summary: H.R.3088 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3088. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/14/1999)

Victims of Rape Health Protection Act - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reduce by ten percent the funds available to a State under the drug control grant program unless such State demonstrates that in its laws or regulations with respect to a defendant against whom a rape charge is brought, such State requires that: (1) the defendant be tested for HIV if the nature of the crime would have placed the victim at risk of HIV and the victim requests such a test; (2) the defendant be so tested within 48 hours after the information or indictment is presented and that the test results be made immediately available to the victim; (3) the defendant undergo any appropriate follow-up tests and that those test results be made immediately available to the victim; and (4) if results indicate that the defendant has HIV, such fact may be considered in the judicial proceedings conducted for the crime.

Allows funds reduced for noncompliance with such requirements to be redistributed to complying States.