Domestic violence prevention and treatment and sexual assault assistance.

Authors: Representative Cindy Kirchhofer

Co-authors: Representative Julie Olthoff, Representative David Frizzell, Representative Christina Hale

Digest

Prohibits a cap on a grant or contract amount under the domestic violence prevention and treatment program administered by the criminal justice institute. Makes a state general fund appropriation to the criminal justice institute for domestic violence prevention and treatment. Specifies that the appropriation is $5,000,000 for state fiscal year 2015-2016 and $5,000,000 for state fiscal year 2016-2017. (The 2013 budget act appropriated $2,500,000 each year). Makes a state general fund appropriation to the sexual assault victims assistance account. Specifies that the appropriation is $1,000,000 for state fiscal year 2015-2016 and $1,000,000 for state fiscal year 2016-2017. Requires the victim services division of the criminal justice institute, instead of the sexual assault victim advocate standards and certification board, to administer the sexual assault victims assistance account.