SB 5573 - DIGEST

Requires the department of social and health services, in consultation with the Washington traumatic brain injury strategic partnership advisory council, to recommend or develop an educational handout regarding traumatic brain injury for victims of domestic violence.

Requires the educational handout to be included as part of the informational brochures provided to persons seeking protection orders.

Requires training of law enforcement officers in the handling of domestic violence complaints to include recognizing the signs of possible or probable traumatic brain injury.

Requires a peace officer responding to a domestic violence call to provide victims with a copy of the educational handout.

Requires law enforcement agencies to include a notation of a probable incident of traumatic brain injury in their written record when it involves an incident of domestic violence.