Critical Rape Kit Bills in California

Thank you for your action on A.B. 358 and A.B. 1496We are disappointed to report that both bills were held up in the Assembly Appropriations Committee and will not pass this year. We are committed to ensuring survivors have access to information about their rape kits via the existing statewide sexual assault kit tracking system (SAFE-T) and mandating the testing of all rape kits, including backlogged kits.

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