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 six hundred thirty-two 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.

Effective: 5/12/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 02/03/2016 and 05/12/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 2907.28
Rule Amplifies: 2907.28
Prior Effective Dates: 05/24/2011, 05/24/2016