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Bill that protects peer support counseling for first responders heads to Gov. Inslee

Clark County court ruling in Sahota shooting reveled gaps in protection for police that join peer support groups

By Becca Robbins, Columbian staff reporter
Published: March 13, 2024, 6:08am
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A bill that aims to expand and strengthen peer support counseling services for first responders is on the governor’s desk after passing the Legislature on March 1.

The bill’s introduction coincided with a recent Clark County court ruling that showed gaps in confidentiality protections for peer support counseling sessions.

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