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Rape kit law is big step for Nevada but questions remain

Nevada Legislators passed a comprehensive law to mandate the testing and tracking of sexual assault forensic examination kits, but questions remain about the law signed by the governor Thursday.

Marsy’s Law resolution would change Nevada Constitution

A resolution that would expand the rights of crime victims continued its move through the Nevada Legislature on Tuesday with a hearing in the Assembly Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections.

Sex assault statute of limitations bill pondered in Nevada Legislature

“So many child victims are not able to recognize the impact of what happened to them until much later in their lives,” Daniele Dreitzer, executive director of The Rape Crisis Center, wrote in a letter to lawmakers.

Internet sales safe zone bill close to becoming Nevada law

Assembly Bill 297 is intended to increase the safety for people meeting strangers to conduct transactions that begin from internet advertisements on Craigslist and similar websites.

Amended rape kit bill gets pushback in Nevada Legislature

An amendment to a rape kit tracking bill drew opposition in the Nevada Legislature on Wednesday, less than two weeks after it unanimously passed the Senate.