Maine

Backlog Snapshot

Maine
Untested Kits:

Unknown

Testing:

Unknown

Does Maine...
Inventory untested rape kits?
No statewide inventory.
Test backlogged rape kits?
No, the state has not committed to testing.
Test newly collected rape kits?
No, the state has not mandated testing.
Grant victims rights to notice and be informed?
No.
Track rape kits?
No tracking system exists.
Appropriate funding for rape kit reform?
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. 

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