Senator Seyarto introduces crime victims’ rights bill package

State Senator Kelly Seyarto, R-Murrieta, represents California's 32nd Senate District. Valley News/Courtesy photo
SACRAMENTO – Senator Kelly Seyarto (R-Murrieta) has introduced his 2023 Crime Victims’ Rights bill package to provide survivors with support and resources to recover. The first bill, SB 86, would build on Marsy’s Law, passed by voters in 2008, that ensures that victims of crime have equal rights on the same level as those accused and convicted of crimes. SB 86 would expand the resources available to crime victims by mandating a website where they can easily access information about their constitutional rights and connect to an attorney who can guide them through the complex legal process involved in criminal cases. “While California has some of the broadest crime victims’ rights in the United States, without guidance, many victims struggle to understand these rights and the co
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