Amendment #331 to H3600

Child Sex Abuse Prevention

Representatives Whipps of Athol, Lawn of Watertown and Linsky of Natick move to amend the bill in section 2, by inserting the following new item:

"7061-9812 For evidence-based, adult-focused child sexual abuse prevention initiatives that provide technical assistance to school to: (i) organic local coalitions dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse in schools; (ii) recruit, train and certify local volunteers to provide free prevention education for parents, students and school professionals: and (iii) strengthen the core standards of schools around the screening of prospective employees, the development of codes of conduct, the assessment and modification of physical spaces to reduce opportunities for sexual abuse, the responding to and reporting of boundary-violating behaviors and suspected acts of sexual abuse and the training of staff and volunteers on ways to prevent adult perpetration and child-on-child sexual abuse…………………………………………………………………$150,000"

 


Amendment #331 to H3600

Child Sex Abuse Prevention

Representative:

James M. Cantwell

Angelo L. D'Emilia

F. Jay Barrows

Kay Khan

Kimberly N. Ferguson

Elizabeth A. Poirier

Marjorie C. Decker

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

Michael S. Day