HB 2353 - DIGEST

Increases the duties of the joint legislative task force on sexual assault forensic examination best practices.

Delays, until September 30, 2020, the expiration of the task force.

Expands the training provided by the criminal justice training commission for persons responsible for investigating sexual assault cases involving adult victims.

Requires law enforcement agencies to submit requests to the Washington state patrol crime laboratory by January 1, 2019, for forensic analysis of sexual assault kits collected before July 24, 2015, and in the possession of the agencies.

Addresses the victims of sexual assault act with regard to the rights of sexual assault survivors.

Authorizes the office of the attorney general to facilitate the hosting of the sexual assault kit initiative summit.

Establishes the sexually oriented live entertainment patron fee to fund policies and programming for investigating sex crimes and supporting trafficking and sex crime victims in the state.

Creates the sexually oriented live entertainment patron fee account.