On December 3, Attorney General Josh Kaul held a news conference urging the chair of the Assembly Committee on Health to immediately hold a public hearing on Assembly Bill 214. The legislation is designed to prevent a future backlog of untested sexual assault kits, and has already been passed by the Senate. "I have talked to a number of legislators including 14 out of 15 members of the Assembly Health Committee, I have yet to hear from a single member of the legislature who opposes this legislation." With the legislative session coming to a close, AG Kaul argued that it is imperative to give the bill a public hearing.

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