Mosbrucker Indigenous Missing Persons Bill Passes Washington Senate
A bill that takes a step toward advancing the investigations and discovery of missing and murdered indigenous persons passed the Washington State Senate and is on its way to the governor for his signature. Under the bill sponsored by 14th District State Representative Gina Mosbrucker, the Washington State Patrol is directed to develop a best practices protocol for law enforcement response to missing persons reports on and off reservations. The measure passed the House unanimously in March. Now it has gained unanimous approval in the Senate and was sent to the governor for his signature.