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AB-2915 Attorney General: farmworkers: sexual assault and harassment.(2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Section 12534 is added to the Government Code, to read:

 (a) This section shall be known, and may be cited to, as the Prevention of Sexual Violence of Farmworkers Act.
(b) The Attorney General shall conduct a Spanish-language radio and television advertising campaign to raise awareness among farmworkers of the criminal and civil penalties of sexual assault and sexual harassment, and to inform farmworkers who are subject to sexual assault or sexual harassment of state benefits available to them.
(c) The sum of one million dollars ($1,000,000) is hereby appropriated from the General Fund to the Attorney General for the activities related to sexual assault and sexual harassment of farmworkers provided in subdivision (b).
(d) The Attorney General shall spend the moneys appropriated in subdivision (c) within the 2021 calendar year.
(e) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2023, and as of that date is repealed.