Category Archives: Rape Kit Backlog

Waiting…and hoping Governor Brown will sign AB 1517

A broad coalition of public safety and women’s organizations is waiting to see if Governor Jerry Brown will sign AB 1517, ground-breaking legislation that would establish timelines for law enforcement to forward rape kits to labs and for labs to … Continue reading

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Major Momentum in Legislature to Reduce Backlog of Untested Rape Kits

Before the close of the legislative session on August 31, the fate of many bills will be decided, including several high-profile bills showcased at the 2014 Women’s Policy Summit. Here is the first of several Summit updates. AB 1517 Would … Continue reading

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