Maine

Backlog Snapshot

Maine
Untested Kits:

Unknown

Testing:

Unknown

Does Maine law require...
An Audit of Untested Rape Kits?

No

Tracking of Rape Kits?

No

Testing of all backlogged rape kits?

No

Testing of all rape kits in the future?

No

Victims to be notified of the status of their cases?

No

Funding for testing kits?

No

The extent of the untested rape kit backlog in Maine is unknown. Maine law does not require law enforcement agencies to count, track, or test rape kits. 

In 2017, Maine legislators introduced L.D. 1128, which would require the establishment of a committee to study the use and processing of rape kits across the state.

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