Legislative Updates

The 2020 Legislative Session began on January 13, 2020 and adjourned Sine Die on March 12.

Message from the Governor's website March 11, 2020: Due to the extraordinary circumstances to protect the public’s health, the Governor’s Office will not hold public bill signings for any remaining bills from the 2020 legislative session.  Members of the public can view the bill signings on TVW.  Click here for the new rules for bill signings. For updated information visit: https://www.governor.wa.gov/office-governor/official-actions/bill-action

Veteran / Military Bill tracking list as of Mar 13, 2020

Visit https://app.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/ for more detailed bill information. PDF version with bill summary

Bill

Companion Bills

Title

Status

Date

Sponsor (Combined)

Bill Action

EHB 2188

 

Military veteran CDL waivers

Del to Gov

3/11/2020

Leavitt

 

ESHB 2411

 

Suicide prevention/providers

Del to Gov

3/9/2020

HCW(Orwall)

 

SHB 2543

 

In-state residency/veterans

Del to Gov

3/11/2020

CWD(Paul)

 

SHB 2544

 

Definition of veteran

Del to Gov

3/11/2020

APP(Paul)

 

HJM 4016

 

SR 902/Gold Star Memorial

S 2nd Reading

3/11/2020

Riccelli

 

SB 5197

HB 1201(S Rules 2)

National guard ed. grants

Del to Gov

3/11/2020

Hobbs

 

SSB 5900

 

LGBTQ coordinator/veterans

Del to Gov

3/11/2020

WM(Randall)

 

ESB 6626

 

Military spouse liaison

H Spkr Signed

3/10/2020

Conway

 

WDVA and State Employee Related Bills as of Mar 12, 2020

Bill

Companion Bills

Title

Status

Date

Sponsor (Combined)

Bill Action

E2SHB 1521

SB 5655(S State Govt/Tri)

Government contracting

S Pres Signed

3/11/2020

APP(Dolan)

 

2SHB 1888

 

Employee info. disclosure

S Pres Signed

3/11/2020

APP(Hudgins)

 

SHB 2614

SB 6349(S Rules X)

Paid family & medical leave

Del to Gov

3/9/2020

LAWS(Robinson)

 

HB 2739

 

Shared leave program

H Spkr Signed

3/11/2020

Kloba

 

EHB 2965

 

Coronavirus response

H ref/S recede

3/11/2020

Cody

 

SSB 6061

 

Telemedicine training

Del to Gov

3/10/2020

HLTC(Becker)

 

SB 6123

HB 2425(H State Govt & T)

Organ donation leave

Del to Gov

3/11/2020

Hunt

 

ESSB 6168

HB 2325(H Rules R)

Operating budget, supplement

H CC rpt rec

3/11/2020

WM(Rolfes)

 

SB 6187

 

Data breaches/SSN

Del to Gov

3/11/2020

Zeiger

 

ESSB 6248

HB 2324(H Rules R)

Capital budget, supplemental

H Passed 3rd

3/11/2020

WM(Frockt)

 

SB 6383

HB 2341(H Rules C)

Retirement strategy funds

H Spkr Signed

3/10/2020

Conway

 

SSB 6499

HB 2716(H State Govt & T)

Health info./retirement

Del to Gov

3/11/2020

SGTE(Schoesler)

 

State Agency Funding Requests

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