SB 153 (Migden) which reallocates California Penalty Assessment Funds passed out of Senate Public Safety (Chaired by Senator Gloria Romero) today on a unanimous vote! We are thankful to the committee for the courteous, attentive and quick hearing!
In addition to providing a much needed boost to California's rape crisis centers SB 153 supports services essential for victims of crime such as victim witness programs, child advocacy centers and witness relocation.
SB 153 also enhances community safety by supporting law enforcement training, prosecutor and defender training.
This is fabulous news and we are thankful to members of the Senate Public Safety committee but there is much work ahead!
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