The Attorney General's Office manages several task forces to assist the office in carrying out important initiatives.
|Washington State Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People Task Force|
Hate Crime Advisory Working Group
Senate Bill 6360 Work Group
Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Best Practices Advisory Group
Youth Safety and Well-being Statewide Reporting Tool Work Group
Sexual Assault Coordinated Community Response Task Force
More information forthcoming
Pursuant to House Bill 1832 and codified in RCW 7.68.801, the Attorney General’s Office convenes the Coordinating Committee to improve protections for exploited youth by examining local and regional practices and incidence data. For more information, visit https://www.atg.wa.gov/commercially-sexually-exploited-children-statewide-coordinating-committee.
Office of Military & Veteran Legal Assistance Advisory Committee – 2017 to present
Pursuant to Substitute House Bill 1055 and codified in RCW 43.10.292, the Attorney General’s Office convenes the Advisory Committee to provide advice and assistance to the Office of Military & Veteran Legal Assistance regarding program design, operations, volunteer recruitment and support strategies, service delivery objectives and priorities, and funding. For more information, visit https://www.atg.wa.gov/omvla-advisory-committee.
Sexual Assault Coordinated Community Response Task Force – 2020-2022
Pursuant to Substitute Senate Bill 6158, the Attorney General’s Office convenes the Task Force to develop best practice protocols for coordinated community responses to sexual assault survivors beginning with their arrival at a hospital or clinic.
- Wednesday, May 5th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. - Meeting Agenda
- Join the Zoom meeting from your computer by clicking here
- Meeting ID: 863 2414 2075
- Passcode: 253667
- To join by phone, find your local number here.
Previous Meeting Minutes
Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Best Practices Advisory Group – 2019-2021
Pursuant to Second Substitute House Bill 1166 and codified in RCW 43.10.800, the Attorney General’s Office convenes the Advisory Group to reduce the number of untested sexual assault kits in Washington and to review best practice models for managing all aspects of sexual assault investigations.
- Wednesday, September 1st 2021, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
- Click here to join Zoom meeting
- Meeting ID: 832 8025 8050
- Passcode: 047651
- Agenda for the September 1st Advisory Group meeting
- Minutes from the June 9 Advisory Group meeting including PPT slides from the June WSP testing update, OCVA anecdotes and a memo re: SA exam payments across state lines
- Final copy of the Victim Notification Best Practices
- Executive Summary & Recommendations: 2019 Report on Increasing SANE Access and Availability (Agenda Item #3)
- Link: Map of 2018-2021 SANE trainings across WA state (Agenda Item #3)
Previous Meeting Minutes
Sunshine Committee – 2007 to present
Pursuant to Substitute Senate Bill 5435, the Attorney General’s Office convenes the Committee to review all exemptions to the Public Disclosure Act. For more information, visit https://www.atg.wa.gov/sunshine-committee.
Hate Crime Advisory Working Group – 2019-2020
Pursuant to Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1732 and codified in RCW 43.10.300, the Attorney General’s Office convened the Advisory Working Group to develop strategies to raise awareness of and enhance responses to hate crimes and hate incidents.
Senate Bill 6360 Work Group – 2016-2017
Pursuant to Substitute Senate Bill 6360, the Attorney General's Office convened a work group to provide input on the development of a unified and affordable payment plan for statewide consolidation of an individual's traffic-based financial obligations imposed by courts of limited jurisdiction.
Youth Safety and Well-being Statewide Reporting Tool Work Group – 2019-2020
Pursuant to Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1109 Section 134(14), the 2019 Operating Budget, the Attorney General’s Office convened the Work Group to study and make a proposal for the implementation of a 24-hour statewide hotline or app for receiving reports and other information related to youth safety and well-being.