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Legislative Priorities

Federal Legislative News: KCSARC prioritizes protecting funding that supports and assists survivors of sexual assault.
Washington State Legislative News: During the 2017 legislative session, KCSARC prioritized amending the Sexual Assault Protection Order (SAPO) Act. With the help of advocates, survivors, lawmakers, and like-minded organizations, this common-sense reform was successfully passed! On May 5, 2017 Governor Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5256 into law, creating equal protection for victims of sexual assault in the state of Washington.