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Advocating for Economic Justice and Reducing Poverty

Category Bill Number Prime Sponsor Bill Title/Description Bill Status
Tax Reform HB 1343/SB 5129 Rep. Tarleton/Sen. Rolfes Increasing revenues for the support of state government through a tax on Capital Gains. House bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13. Senate bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.
Tax Reform HB 1527/SB 5810 Rep. Entenman/Sen. Nguyen Providing a Working Families’ Tax Credit (WFTC). House bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13. Senate bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.
Tax Reform HB 2521/SB 6557 Rep. Thai/Sen. Saldaña Adding individual tax identification number filers (ITIN) to the Working Families Tax Credit. House Rules Committee relieved of further consideration on 2/12, placed on second reading. Bill placed on second reading by the Senate Rules Committee on 2/11.
Reducing Poverty HB 2441/SB 6478 Rep. Entenman/Sen. Nguyen Increase access to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and address racial disparities. First substitute bill passed in the House Committee on Appropriations at on 2/11, referred to Rules. Second substitute bill passed in the Senate Ways & Means Committee on 2/11, referred to Rules for second reading.
Reducing Poverty/Education HB 2455/SB 6255 Rep. Kilduff/Sen. C. Wilson Providing access to childcare to parenting minors to improve educational attainment (GRADS bill). Rules Committee relieved of further consideration, placed on second reading. Second substitute bill passed in the Ways & Means Committee on 2/11, referred to Rules for second reading.
Reducing Poverty/Budget Add $1.3M to the Department of Health for fresh fruits and veggies.
Reducing Poverty/Budget HB 2262/SB 6309 Rep. Leavitt/Sen. Lovelett Increase the WIC/Farmer’s Market Nutritional Program voucher amount. Public hearing in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning at 1:30 PM on 1/14. Second substitute bill passed in the Ways & Means Committee on 2/11, referred to Rules for second reading.
Tax Reform SB 6017 Sen. Nguyen Providing progressive tax reform by imposing an excise tax on annual compensation in excess of one million dollars. Bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.
Tax Reform SB 2734 Rep. Davis Reform the tax exemption structure by eliminating the pharmaceutical tax preference ($38M). Public hearing in the House Committee on Finance at 8 AM on 2/10.
Tax Reform HB 1703 Rep. Pollet Increasing tax exemption transparency and accountability. Bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.
State Government SB 5995 Sen. Hasegawa Establishing the Washington investment trust (State Bank). Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Financial Institutions, Economic Development & Trade at 8:30 AM on 1/28.

Restoring Justice in our Criminal Justice System

Category Bill Number Prime Sponsor Bill Title/Description Bill Status
Criminal Justice SB 6153 Sen. Salomon Concerning driver’s license suspensions and revocations – decriminalizing the Driving While License Suspended 3 (DWLS-3) criminal code. Bill passed in the Senate Committee on Transportation on 1/14, referred to Law & Justice.
Criminal Justice HB 1488/SB 5339 Rep. Orwall/Sen. Carlyle Reducing criminal justice expenses by eliminating the death penalty. Senate bill passed on 1/31! 28 yeas, 18 nays, 0 absent, 3 excused. First reading in the House on 2/3, referred to Public Safety.
Criminal Justice HB 2793 Rep. Hansen Pass the Clean Slate bill to create an automatic removal of certain misdemeanors and some felonies. Second substitute bill passed in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2/11, referred to Rules.
Criminal Justice SB 6530 Sen. Dhingra Establishing a post-conviction review board and review process for early release of qualifying prisoners. Bill scheduled for vote in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice on 1/30 at 10 AM.
Criminal Justice/Housing HB 2878/SB 6490 Rep. Davis/Sen. Darneille Pass the Justice Housing for All bill that would remove discrimination for those exiting prison as they apply for housing. First reading in the House on 1/28, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1/30 at 1:30 PM.
Criminal Justice/Voting Rights HB 2292/SB 6228 Rep. Dolan/Sen. Kuderer Allowing persons complying with conditions of community custody to be registered to vote. First reading of the House bill on 1/13, referred to State Government & Tribal Relations. First substitute bill passed in the Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections on 1/24, referred to Rules for second reading.
Criminal Justice/Education HB 2299/SB 6576 Rep. Leavitt/Sen. Darneille Pass the Corrections Education to Further Reentry Success bill. Second substitute bill passed in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2/8, placed on second reading. Public hearing scheduled in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation at 1:30 PM on 2/6.

Creating Housing Opportunities and Preventing Homelessness

Category Bill Number Prime Sponsor Bill Title/Description Bill Status
Budget/Housing Increase funding for the Housing Trust Fund ($10M).
Housing/Criminal Justice SB 5441 Sen. Nguyen Extending rental vouchers for eligible people exiting prison. Bill passed in the House on 2/12! 47 yeas, 0 nays, 0 absent, 2 excused.
Renters’ Rights HB 2453/SB 6379 Rep. Macri/Sen. Kuderer Protecting tenants in residential tenancies by requiring a legitimate business reason to evict a tenant (Just Cause bill). First substitute bill passed in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary on 2/7, referred to Rules to review. First reading in the Senate on 1/15, referred to Housing Stability & Affordability.
Renters’ Rights HB 1694 Rep. Morgan Allowing tenants to pay certain sums in installments. Bill placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 1/21.
Homelessness/Disability Rights Eliminate the shelter penalty for Aged, Blind, & Disabled (ABD) recipients.
Homelessness HB 2834/SB 6426 Rep. Harris/Sen. Cleveland Implementing an identicard program to provide individuals a Washington state issued identicard. Bill passed in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2/11, referred to Rules to review. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Transportation on 1/29 at 3:30 PM.

Addressing Climate Change

Category Bill Number Prime Sponsor Bill Title/Description Bill Status
Climate Change/Transportation HB 1110/SB 5412 Rep. Fitzgibbon/Sen. Saldaña Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with transportation fuels (Clean Fuel Standards bill). Bill passed in the House on 1/29! 52 yeas, 44 nays, 0 absent, 2 excused. Public hearing in the Senate on 1/31, referred to Environment, Energy & Technology.
Climate Change/Business HB 1205/SB 5323 Rep. Peterson/Sen. Das Reducing pollution from plastic bags by establishing minimum state standards for the use of bags at retail establishments. Senate bill passed on third reading in the Rules Committee on 1/15 – 30 yeas, 19 nays, 0 absent, 0 excused. Public hearing in the House Committee on Environment & Energy at 8 AM on 2/20.
Climate Change/Agriculture HB 2095/SB 5947 Rep. Walsh/Sen. McCoy Establishing the sustainable farms and fields grant program. Senate bill passed on third reading in the Rules Committee on 1/15 – 32 yeas, 17 nays, 0 absent, 0 excused. Vote in the House Committee on Rural Development, Agriculture, & Natural Resources at 10 AM on 2/21.
Climate Change/Transportation Rep. Shewmake Support the Electric Bike Bill.

Protecting Immigrants, Civil and Human Rights for All

Category Bill Number Prime Sponsor Bill Title/Description Bill Status
Gun Responsibility Give authority to Washington State Patrol to destroy firearms that they come into possession of.
Gun Responsibility HB 2241/SB 6076 Rep. Peterson/Sen. Kuderer Ban the purchase of semi-automatic weapons. Public hearing in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary on 1/21 at 10 AM. First reading in the Senate on 1/13, referred to Law & Justice.
Gun Responsibility HB 2240/SB 6077 Rep. Valdez/Sen. Kuderer Support the high capacity magazine restriction bill, which restricts the sale, manufacture, transfer, and possession of gun magazines holding over 10 rounds. Rules Committee relieved of further consideration for House bill, placed on second reading. First substitute bill passed in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice on 1/23, referred to Rules for second reading.
Immigrant Rights HB 2567/SB 6522 Rep. Thai/Sen. Wellman Pass the Courts Open to All bill to prohibit communication with and arrests by ICE/Customs and Border Patrol agents within and outside county courthouses. First substitute bill passed in the House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee on 2/5, referred to Rules to review. First reading in the Senate on 1/20, referred to Law & Justice.
Immigrant Rights/Criminal Justice HB 2576/SB 6442 Rep. Ortiz-Self/Sen. Saldaña Eliminate private detention to ensure public safety. House Appropriations Committee relieved of further consideration, referred to Rules to review. Senate bill placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2/11.
Immigrant Rights/Labor Rights/Agriculture SB 6261 Sen. McCoy Pass the H-2A agricultural labor restriction bill. First substitute bill passed in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce on 2/3, referred to Rules for second reading.
Racial Equity HB 1783/SB 5776 Rep. Gregerson/Sen. Dhingra Creating the Washington state office of equity. 2nd substitute House bill passed on 1/20 – 56 yeas, 41 nays, 0 absent, 1 excused. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections at 8 AM on 2/13.
Hate Crimes HB 2632/SB 6295 Rep. Valdez/Sen. Salomon Prohibit the practice of swatting (making false threats of violence via 911 calls) to further reduce hate crimes. First substitute bill passed in the House on 2/12! 97 yeas, 0 nays, 0 absent, 1 excused. Senate bill placed on second reading in the Rules Committee on 2/11.
Racial Equity/Budget Increase funding for the continuing transformation of the Seattle Vocational Institute via the Central District Public Development Authority ($10M)
Nuclear weapons HJM 4008/SJM 8006 Rep. Tarleton/Sen. Hasegawa Requesting that Congress establish more checks and balances to reduce the possibility of nuclear war. House bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13. First substitute bill passed in the Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections on 2/7, referred to Rules Committee for second reading.

Ensuring Healthcare and Mental Health Access

Category Bill Number Prime Sponsor Bill Title/Description Bill Status
Medicaid/Immigrant Rights HB 1697/SB 5814 Rep. Macri/Sen. Nguyen Expand Medicaid to age 26 for all, including for undocumented youth Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 1/14 at 1:30 PM. Senate bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.
Mental Health HB 2386 Rep. Cody Centralize the mental health Ombuds Offices into one. Second substitute bill passed in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2/8, referred to Rules to review.
Dental Health/Reducing Poverty HB 1317/SB 5392 Rep. Cody/Sen. Frockt Establishing the profession of dental therapist to increase access to dental care in underserved areas. House bill placed on second reading on 1/14. Senate bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.