Establishes the 17-member Legislative Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children (Task Force). Specifies membership of the Task Force, including six members appointed by the Speaker of the House and six members appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate. Specifies five duties of the Task Force, including identifying statewide goals to prevent child sexual abuse and identifying methods for increasing teacher, student, and parent awareness of issues regarding sexual abuse of children. Requires a final report to the 2015 General Assembly and terminates the Task Force on the earlier of January 1, 2015, or upon the filing of the final report. Effective July 1, 2014, requires $50,000 of the funds appropriated to the Legislative Services Commission for 2014-15 to be allocated to the Task Force to conduct the study.
Status: Ref to Judiciary I. If fav, re-ref to Appropriations/Base Budget (Senate Action) (May 28 2014)
Bill S 857 (2013-2014)Summary date: May 27 2014 - More information