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SB 0408 - Mandate for Counselor to Be Present When Law Enforcement Interviews a Person with Autism
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Tracking Level: Evaluating
Sponsor: Lester Jackson (D)
Last Action: 2/12/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Senate Committee: Public Safety
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

 This legislation requires that a mental or behavioral health professional be present for all interviews by law enforcement with a person with autism.  The bill also provides a cause of action against law enforcement officers who do not provide the counselor as requested.

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