Bills of Interest
HB 1631, SB 5519
These bills create a task force to assess the growing number and need of individuals with disabilities, many of whom are aging. We acquire disabilities as we age: Over half of those over age 75 have...
HB 1504, SB 5372
People with disabilities – especially mental illness and traumatic brain injuries –are subjected to the death penalty more frequently. This bill will abolish the death penalty in Washington State.
SB 5902 , HB 1739
This bill expands the scope of the currently existing county disability advisory committees from election and voting issues to include a wide range of local accessibility issues. It also includes an...
This legislation increases the authority and oversight of the Department of Social and Health Services over adult family homes and other long-term care facilities. The bill requires proof of...
SB 5630, HB 1701
This legislation increases the availability of information about individual adult family homes, to assist those trying to select a home, and implements other recommendations made by the Long Term...
This bill implements HB 1163 on long-term care workers. The Service Employment International Union (SEIU) agreed to an amendment to the bill, described below, that addresses an unintended consequence...
With SB 6010, the crime of custodial assault would be expanded to include an assault on a full or part-time staff member or volunteer, any educational personnel, any personal service provider, or any...
The bill would have eliminated the death penalty in Washington State.
This bill eliminates the death penalty in Washington State and substitutes life in prison without parole.