||Local Options Voting (eg ranked choice voting)
||Returned to Rules Committee for second reading on 3/10.
|Voting Rights/Criminal Justice
||HB 1078/SB 5086
||Rep. Simmons/Sen. Kuderer
||Voting Rights Restoration
Governor signed ESHB 1078 on 4/7! Effective date 1/1/22.
||Restricts open-carry rights in state capitol buildings and certain other government buildings.
||First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary on 1/18.
||Includes the open carry or display of weapons within the offense of criminal mischief.
||Referred to Rules to Review on 2/12.
||HB 1164/SB 5078
||Rep. Valdez/Sen. Liias
||Background checks on all magazine-sized purchases, prohibits magazines more than 10 rounds
||First reading in the House on 1/12, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.
Senate Rules “X” file on 3/17.
||Rep. Kirby/Sen. Das
||Insurance Credit Scoring prohibition
||Senate Rules “X” file.
||Rep. Lekanoff/Sen. Saldaña
||Remove the exemption in the Office of Civil and Legal Aid program for undocumented workers
||Speaker of the House signed on 4/7! President of the Senate signed on 4/9! Delivered to the Governor on 4/13.
||Rep. Gregerson/Sen. Saldaña
||Unemployment insurance benefits for undocumented workers
Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs on 2/15 at 8:00 AM.
||Private prison prohibition
Governor signed on 4/14! Effective date 4/14/21.
||Ban the inappropriate use of Native American names, symbols, or images as public school mascots, logos, or team names.
||Speaker of the House signed on 4/14!
||Juneteenth paid holiday
||Speaker of the House on 4/12! President of the Senate signed on 4/15!
||Manuel Ellis Anti-Discrimination Act (MEWADA) to reinstate affirmative action.