Success!

Speaking up does work – just keep doing it and eventually something may turn around.

Last week I testified before the Senate Human Services, Reentry, and Rehabilitation Committee regarding the need to include anti-stalking language in the legal protections for vulnerable adults.  SB 5338 was the bill developed at the request of the Department of Social and Health Services which provided the changed below to RCW 74.34

Brief summary of SB 5338

The testimony I presented was the first the Committee and others had heard about the lack of legal protections against stalking predators. I am very happy to see that this committee understands this critical omission and took steps to include the change in the substitute bill which was passed out of the committee and forwarded to the Senate Ways and Means Committee.

first substitute for SB 5338