Legislative Updates

The 2018 Legislative Session adjourned Sine Die on March 8, 2018. 

You can find more information on each of these bills, including updated hearing information, by clicking on the bill number below, or by visiting www.leg.wa.gov .  You can find information on bill action by the Governor at https://www.governor.wa.gov/office-governor/official-actions/bill-action . Or if you have questions about a particular bill, you can e-mail heidia@dva.wa.gov.  

Veteran / Military Bills as of March 27, 2018

SUMMARY

Bill #

Status

Brief Description

Sponsor

Bill Action

HB 1056

Gov Signed

Concerning consumer protections for military service members on active duty.

Kilduff

PHOTOS

E2SHB 2009

Gov Signed

Providing higher education support for gold star families.

Reeves

PHOTOS

2SHB 2269

Gov Signed

Concerning tax relief for adaptive automotive equipment for veterans and service members with disabilities.

Kilduff

PHOTOS

SHB 2342

Gov Signed

Establishing a donation program for resident disabled veterans to receive hunting and fishing licenses.

Lovick

PHOTOS

HB 2582

Gov Signed

Concerning the department of veterans affairs.

Reeves

PHOTOS

ESHB 2701

Gov Signed

Addressing the definition of veteran.

Bergquist

PHOTOS

HB 2851

Gov Signed

Clarifying the calculation of military leave for officers and employees that work shifts spanning more than one calendar day.

Reeves

PHOTOS

SSB 5746

Gov Signed

Concerning the association of Washington generals.

Kuderer

PHOTOS

SSB 6012

Gov Signed

Concerning requirements for the issuance of a driver's license that includes a veteran designation.

King

PHOTOS

SSB 6514

Del to Gov

Concerning suicide prevention and behavioral health in higher education, with enhanced services to student veterans.

Brown

PHOTOS

SR 8728

S Adopted

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Veteran's Day.

Honeyford

Adopted by the Senate.

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