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Three McCabe bills to become law


Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, has three bills awaiting the governor’s signature after they recently passed the Legislature.

House Bill 2101 would require the Office of Crime Victim Advocacy (OCVA) to develop best practices for local communities seeking better access to sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE). It also calls for the OCVA to develop strategies to make SANE training available to nurses in all regions of the state without requiring the nurses to travel unreasonable distances or incur unreasonable expenses. Currently, the only SANE training available in Washington is at Harborview Medical Center.

House Bill 2951 would require the Washington State Patrol (WSP) to work with tri...

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