Legislative Updates

The 2020 Legislative Session begins on January 13, 2020 and will run for 60 consecutive days. February 19 was the cut-off for bills to be passed from their House of Origin. Opposite House Policy Committee cut-off is February 28.  Opposite House Fiscal Committee cut-off is March 2.   Bills that do not pass by these dates will be removed from this tracking list.

Veteran / Military Bill tracking list as of Feb 21, 2020 (PDF Version with summary info) 

Visit https://app.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/ for more detailed bill information.

Bill

Companion Bills

Title

Status

Sponsor (Combined)

Latest Cmte Mtg Info

HB 1201

SB 5197(H Hous, Com Dev)

National guard ed. grants

S Higher Ed & Wo

Kilduff

 

HB 1829

 

Veterans' assistance levies

S Ways & Means

Chapman

Feb 26 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

HB 2013

 

Allied veteran emblems

S Transportation

Van Werven

Feb 26 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

SHB 2187

SB 6433(S Transportation)

Women veterans license plate

S Transportation

TR(Kilduff)

Feb 25 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

EHB 2188

 

Military veteran CDL waivers

S Transportation

Leavitt

Feb 24 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

SHB 2200

 

Military spouse liaison

S State Govt/Tri

HOUS(Klippert)

 

2SHB 2303

 

Prof. licensing/military

H 2nd Reading

APP(Leavitt)

 

ESHB 2411

 

Suicide prevention/providers

S Health & Long

HCW(Orwall)

Feb 21 Scheduled for public hearing and executive session in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care at 8:00 AM (Subject to change).

 

Feb 24 Scheduled for executive session

HB 2542

 

Child of veteran/tuition

S Higher Ed & Wo

Paul

Feb 20 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development at 1:30 PM. (2020)

SHB 2543

 

In-state residency/veterans

S Higher Ed & Wo

CWD(Paul)

Feb 20 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development at 1:30 PM. (2020)

SHB 2544

 

Definition of veteran

S Ways & Means

APP(Paul)

Feb 26 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

SHB 2730

 

Military spouse employment

S State Govt/Tri

CRJ(Kilduff)

Feb 26 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections at 8:00 AM (Subject to change).

 

Feb 28 Scheduled for executive session

HJM 4016

 

SR 902/Gold Star Memorial

S Transportation

Riccelli

Feb 24 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

ESSB 5167

 

Linked deposit program

H Inn, Tech &  E

FIET(Hasegawa)

Feb 21 Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Innovation, Technology & Economic Development at 10:00 AM (Subject to change).

 

Feb 28 Scheduled for executive session

SB 5197

HB 1201(S Higher Ed & Wo)

National guard ed. grants

H Hous, Com Dev

Hobbs

Feb 21 Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Housing, Community Development & Veterans at 10:00 AM (Subject to change).

 

Feb 28 Scheduled for executive session

SSB 5900

 

LGBTQ coordinator/veterans

H Hous, Com Dev

WM(Randall)

Feb 21 Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Housing, Community Development & Veterans at 10:00 AM (Subject to change).

 

Feb 25 Scheduled for executive session

SSB 6183

 

Elections/common access card

H State Govt & T

SGTE(Hunt)

 

ESB 6626

 

Military spouse liaison

S Passed 3rd

Conway

 

WDVA and State Employee Related Bills as of Feb 20, 2020

Bill

Companion Bills

Title

Status

Sponsor (Combined)

Latest Cmte Mtg Info

2SHB 1067

SB 5033(S 2nd Reading)

Employment after public serv

H Rules R

SGOV(Pellicciotti)

 

ESHB 1422

SB 5338(S Human Svcs, Re)

Vulnerable adults

S Human Svcs, Re

CRJ(Valdez)

Feb 26 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation at 8:00 AM (Subject to change). (2020)

E2SHB 1521

SB 5655(S State Govt/Tri)

Government contracting

S State Govt/Tri

APP(Dolan)

Feb 21 Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections at 1:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

2ESHB 1565

SB 5568(S Rules X)

Background check sharing

S Human Svcs, Re

HCW(Robinson)

 

SHB 1782

 

Advisory group meetings

H Rules R

SGOV(Pollet)

 

2SHB 1888

 

Employee info. disclosure

S State Govt/Tri

APP(Hudgins)

Feb 21 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections at 1:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

HB 2264

 

Accrued vacation leave cap

H Rules R

Doglio

 

SHB 2304

 

Shared leave/L&I benefits

H Rules R

APP(Doglio)

 

HB 2324

SB 6248(S Ways & Means)

Capital budget, supplemental

H Cap Budget

Tharinger

Feb 27 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Capital Budget at 3:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

HB 2325

SB 6168(S Ways & Means)

Operating budget, supplement

H Approps

Ormsby

Feb 26 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

HB 2341

SB 6383(H Approps)

Retirement strategy funds

H 2nd Reading

Fitzgibbon

 

2SHB 2386

 

Behavioral health ombuds

S Behavioral Hea

APP(Cody)

Feb 27 Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care at 8:00 AM (Subject to change). (2020)

SHB 2400

 

Privacy assessment surveys

S Environment, E

SGOV(Hudgins)

Feb 20 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology at 10:00 AM (Subject to change). (2020)

SHB 2614

SB 6349(S Rules 2)

Paid family & medical leave

S Labor & Commer

LAWS(Robinson)

Feb 25 Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce at 12:00 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

HB 2739

 

Shared leave program

S State Govt/Tri

Kloba

Feb 21 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections at 1:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

SSB 5033

HB 1067(H Rules R)

Employment/public service

S 2nd Reading

SGTE(Carlyle)

 

SSB 6061

 

Telemedicine training

H HC/Wellness

HLTC(Becker)

Feb 27 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

SB 6123

HB 2425(H State Govt & T)

Organ donation leave

H State Govt & T

Hunt

Feb 21 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Relations at 8:00 AM (Subject to change). (2020)

SB 6168

HB 2325(H Approps)

Operating budget, supplement

S Ways & Means

Rolfes

Feb 25 Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM (Subject to change). (2020)

SB 6187

 

Data breaches/SSN

H Inn, Tech &  E

Zeiger

Feb 25 Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Innovation, Technology & Economic Development at 10:00 AM (Subject to change). (2020)

SSB 6209

HB 2376(H HC/Wellness)

Nurse licensure compact

S 2nd Reading

HLTC(Randall)

 

SB 6248

HB 2324(H Cap Budget)

Capital budget, supplemental

S Ways & Means

Frockt

Feb 21 Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 11:00 AM (Subject to change). (2020)

SB 6284

 

Shared leave/balances

S 2nd Reading

Hunt

 

SSB 6349

HB 2614(H subst for)

Paid family & medical leave

S Rules 2

LBRC(Keiser)

 

SB 6383

HB 2341(H 2nd Reading)

Retirement strategy funds

H Approps

Conway

 

SSB 6499

HB 2716(H State Govt & T)

Health info./retirement

H State Govt & T

SGTE(Schoesler)

Feb 21 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Relations at 8:00 AM (Subject to change). (2020)

2SSB 6515

 

Nursing facilities

S 2nd Reading

WM(Van De Wege)

 

State Agency Funding Requests

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