109:7-1-02 Sexual assault examination payment amount.

A hospital, children's advocacy center, or other emergency medical facility shall accept a flat fee payment of five hundred dollars as payment in full for any cost incurred in conducting a medical examination and test of a victim of an offense under any provision of sections 2907.02 to 2907.06 of the Revised Code for the purpose of gathering physical evidence for a possible prosecution of a person, including the cost of any antibiotics administered as part of the examination.

The attorney general may increase the payment amount for inflation by a reasonable percentage according to the consumer price index (all urban consumers, all items) prepared by the bureau of labor statistics of the United States department of labor.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/24/2011 and 05/24/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 2907.28
Rule Amplifies: 2907.28
Prior Effective Dates: 8/10/2000, 09/22/2005, 2/01/2010