New Hampshire

Backlog Snapshot

New Hampshire
Untested Kits:

Unknown

Testing:

Unknown

Does New Hampshire...
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?
Legislation pending.
Track rape kits?
No tracking system exists.
Appropriate funding for rape kit reform?
No.

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

In 2018, New Hampshire legislators introduced a bill that would grant sexual assault survivors the right to notice regarding rape kit testing status and results.

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