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Motion reportedly under seal

DENVER -- Prosecutors in the Kobe Bryant sexual assault case
have filed a motion asking a judge to order the NBA star undergo
testing for the virus that causes AIDS, a television station
reported.

The motion was filed under seal and the judge has not ruled,
KCNC-TV in Denver reported Tuesday night, citing unnamed sources.

Neither the district attorney's spokeswoman nor Bryant's
attorney returned telephone messages from The Associated Press late
Tuesday.

Bryant, 25, is accused of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old
woman on June 30 at an Edwards hotel where she worked and he was a
guest. He has said they had consensual sex.

Colorado law requires anyone charged with a crime involving
sexual penetration to be tested for HIV if the suspect is ordered
to stand trial after a preliminary hearing.

HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, causes AIDS.

Bryant has been ordered to stand trial on a charge of sexual
assault. He faces four years to life in prison or 20 years to life
on probation if convicted.

Bryant is free on $25,000 bond.

His next scheduled court appearances is a hearing on Dec. 19 in
Eagle. No trial date has been set.