SB 129 Budget Act

Dec 17, 2021

  • Budget bill for Public Safety
  • Appropriated $4 million into the Sexual Assault Evidence Submission Grant Program to alleviate the backlog.
  • Appropriated $6,700,000 to the Office of Emergency Services to reimburse local law enforcement agencies to offset the cost of reimbursing qualified health care professionals, hospitals, or other emergency medical facilities for medical evidentiary examinations for all sexual assault victims.
  • APPROVED by the Governor.
  • By special request from Asm. Tom Lackey, Cal SAFE officially participated in a coalition letter to the Governor in SUPPORT of the $4 million grant line item.