McClatchy Washington Bureau | 09/11/2008 | Critics: Under Palin, Wasilla charged rape victims for exam When Sarah Palin was mayor of Wasilla, she fired the chief of police, because he wanted to shut bars down at 2 AM, instead of 5 AM. In his place she put in her own buddy, Fannon. Fannon, decided it would be prudent, to charge victims of rape for their own rape kits. : Knowles signs sexual assault bill<p> - Frontiersman And the Alaska State legislature had to pass a law, to make it illegal, specifically for the small town of Wasilla (the only town in Alaska with this policy) It gets better..... Alaska House Bill 270 - the bill outlawing the practice of charging victims of rape (or their insurers) the cost of the rape kit was written by Alaska's Congress in response to a federal mandate co-written by.... JOE BIDEN!!