Rape kit testing bill signed into law

sexual assault kitsBOISE — The Gem State’s first legislation regarding rape kit testing was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Butch Otter.
House Bill 528, sponsored by Rep. Melissa Wintrow, D-Boise, will mandate all law enforcement agencies track the number of sexual assault evidence kits collected and report the number of kits that go untested. The bill does not mandate all kits be tested.