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McCabe's three bills signed into law


March 21, 2018

Three bills by Rep. Gina McCabe were signed into law Friday by Gov. Jay Inslee.

One was McCabe’s legislation to ensure students receive age-appropriate, sexual abuse prevention information and training in schools. House Bill 1539, otherwise known as Erin’s Law, would require the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) to establish a coordinated program to provide age-appropriate information and training pertaining to the prevention of sexual abuse of students. It would also require the OSPI to disseminate existing information and curricula to school districts.

“Ensuring students have access to information and training that will help them speak up and stop sexual ab...

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