2020 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to child safety; declaring an emergency.|
Modifies allocation formula for grants to children's advocacy centers.
Establishes Child Abuse Assessment Account within State Treasury for purpose of grant program for children's advocacy centers. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Justice for purpose of funding program. Limits biennial expenditures by department for grant program from Child Abuse Assessment Account. Modifies authority of Advisory Council on Child Abuse Assessment to deposit contributions to Child Abuse Multidisciplinary Intervention Account and Child Abuse Assessment Account. Permits Department of Justice to use moneys from Criminal Injuries Compensation Account to pay for medical services provided by children's advocacy center in cases of suspected child sexual abuse or child physical abuse. Directs University of Oregon to conduct Oregon child abuse prevalence study and to submit report regarding study to interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to human services. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for study. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Education for purposes of developing curricula and providing educator training for instructional requirements that relate to child sexual abuse prevention, human sexuality education, teen dating violence and domestic violence, and similar instructional requirements that relate to child safety. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||Joint Committee On Ways and Means|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|