No costs incurred by a hospital or other emergency medical facility for the examination of the victim of a sexual assault, when such examination is performed for the purposes of gathering evidence for possible prosecution, shall be billed or charged directly or indirectly to the victim of such assault. Such costs shall be paid by the state pursuant to this chapter.
[1979 ex.s. c 219 § 11.]
| Severability -- 1979 ex.s. c 219: See note following RCW 70.125.010.|