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Commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committeeChild advocacy centersReport. (Expires June 30, 2021.)

(1) By September 1, 2020, the statewide coordinating committee shall convene a meeting related to the role that child advocacy centers have in responding to and supporting commercially sexually exploited children.
(a) The meeting required under this subsection must include representatives from child advocacy centers.
(b) By October 1, 2020, the department must provide a report to the statewide coordinating committee that includes:
(i) An inventory of the number and location of child advocacy centers in the state; and
(ii) A description of the services provided by each of the child advocacy centers in the state.
(2) By December 1, 2020, and in compliance with RCW 43.01.036, the statewide coordinating committee must provide a report to the relevant committees of the legislature that includes:
(a) An inventory of the number and location of child advocacy centers in the state;
(b) A description of the services provided by each of the child advocacy centers in the state;
(c) Recommendations for expanded use of child advocacy centers in providing additional services for commercially sexually exploited children; and
(d) Recommendations for ensuring that child advocacy centers connect commercially sexually exploited children with available services in the community.
(3) For purposes of this section:
(a) "Child advocacy center" has the same meaning as the definition provided under RCW 26.44.020.
(b) "Department" means the department of commerce.
(c) "Statewide coordinating committee" means the commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee established under RCW 7.68.801.
(4) This section expires June 30, 2021.

NOTES:

Finding2020 c 331: See note following RCW 7.68.380.
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