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Attention: All Pastors and Church Workers

Assembly Bill 506 (AB506) was signed on September 16, 2021

AB506 is California's new sexual abuse prevention legislation

This bill details new requirements for all "Youth Service Organizations," which includes churches

Ministry Safe answers the following questions regarding AB506:

To whom does the new law apply?

What action is required by the new law

How can a "Youth Service Organization" comply?

"AB506 Webinar" Hosted by CSBC

Bridges Bay Area Association (BBAA) is a member of the California Southern Baptist Convention (CSBC). Here is a webinar the CSBC did addressing the main issues regarding AB506. If you are a pastor or church leader, we recommend you go to the CSBC site to familiarize yourself with the resources that are available for churches to make sure your church is compliant with the new requirements of this bill.

Apply with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to become an authorized applicant
agency and receive an Originating Case Identifier (ORI) number.

Find the application for youth organizations here:

Contact us for more information about the following resources:

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