Attorney General - Medical Examination of Victim of Sexual Assault - Definitions.

Published: 2020-04-03

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As used in division 109:7 of the Administrative Code, unless otherwise stated:

(A) "Administrative costs" means expenses incurred in managing the rape crisis trust fund. Administrative expenses include, but are not limited to, salaries, benefits, and other expenses incurred in the course of operating the fund.

(B) "Rape crisis program" means any of the following:

(1) The nonprofit state sexual assault coalition designated by the center for injury prevention and control of the federal centers for disease control and prevention;

(2) A victim witness assistance program operated by a prosecuting attorney; or

(3) A program operated by a government-based or nonprofit entity that provides a full continuum of services to victims of sexual assault, including hotlines, victim advocacy, and support services from the onset of the need for services through the completion of healing, that does not provide medical services, and that may refer victims to physicians for medical care but does not engage in or refer for services for which the use of genetic services funds is prohibited by section 3701.511 of the Revised Code.

(C) "Rape crisis trust fund" means the fund created in the state treasury, consisting of money paid into the fund pursuant to sections 307.515 and 311.172 of the Revised Code and any money appropriated to the fund by the general assembly or donated to the fund.

(D) "Sexual assault" means any of the following:

(1) A violation of section 2907.02, 2907.03, 2907.04, 2907.05, or former section 2907.12 of the Revised Code;

(2) A violation of an existing or former municipal ordinance or law of this or any other state of the United States that is or was substantially equivalent to any section listed in paragraph (D)(1) of this rule.

(E) "AIDS" means the illness designated as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

(F) "HIV" means the human immunodeficiency virus identified as the causative agent of AIDS.

(G) "HIV post-exposure prophylaxis" means the administration of medicines to prevent AIDS or HIV infection following exposure to HIV.

(H) "Sexual Assault Evidence Kit" means the materials used to gather forensic evidence from a person who reports being a victim of a sexual assault and the evidence gathered utilizing the materials from the kit.