Nebraska Revised Statute 29-4306

Chapter 29 Section 4306

29-4306.

Collection of evidence; requirements.

Every health care professional as defined in section 44-5418 or any person in charge of any emergency room in this state:

(1) Shall utilize a standardized sexual assault evidence collection kit approved by the Attorney General; and

(2) Shall collect forensic evidence with the consent of the sexual assault or domestic violence victim without separate authorization by a law enforcement agency. If the sexual assault or domestic violence victim is eighteen years of age, the consent of or notification of the parent, parents, guardian, or any other person having custody of the sexual assault or domestic violence victim is not required.