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Representative David Byrd District 71 Capitol Hill Update


August 5, 2021

Victim Advocates / Confidentiality – Public Chapter 590 protects confidentiality of victim advocate. It ensures communication between a victim of domestic violence or sexual abuse and a trained victim advocate remains confidential through statutory protections.

Facilitation of Rape of a Child / Full Sentence – Public Chapter 525 requires a person convicted of the facilitation of rape of a child or aggravated rape of a child to serve 100% of the sentence imposed minus a maximum of 15% sentence reduction credits. It also requires the offenders to be sentenced to community supervision...

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