6168-S AMS BRAU S7109.1
SSB 6168 - S AMD 1206
By Senator Braun
On page 204, line 31, increase the General Fund—State Appropriation (FY 2021) by $3,000,000
Adjust the total appropriation accordingly.
On page 207, after line 17, insert the following:
"(13) $3,000,000 of the general fund—state appropriation for fiscal year 2021 is provided solely for the Washington association of sheriffs and police chiefs to administer the sexual assault kit initiative project under RCW 36.28A.430, to assist multidisciplinary community response teams seeking resolutions to cases tied to previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits, and to provide support to survivors of sexual assault offenses. The commission must report to the governor and the chairs of the senate committee on ways and means and the house of representatives committee on appropriations by June 30, 2021, on the number of sexual assault kits that have been tested, the number of kits remaining to be tested, the number of sexual assault cases that had hits to other crimes, the number of cases that have been reinvestigated, the number of those cases that were reinvestigated using state funding under this appropriation, and the local jurisdictions that were a recipient of a grant under the sexual assault kit initiative project.
EFFECT: Provides one-time funding to the Washington association of sheriffs and police chiefs to assist in the investigation of previously unsubmitted sexual assault kits.
FISCAL IMPACT (2019-2021): $3,000,000 Near General Fund—State/$3,000,000 Total Funds
FOUR-YEAR OUTLOOK EFFECT: $3,000,000 Near General Fund—State
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