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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. First reading of the House bill, referred to Finance on 1/15.
Reducing Poverty HB 2441 Rep. Entenman Increase access to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), and address racial disparities. Scheduled for a vote in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning at 8 AM on 1/24.
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). Scheduled for vote in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning at 8 AM on 1/24. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 8:30 AM on 1/24.
Reducing Poverty/Budget Add $1.3M to the Department of Health for fresh fruits and veggies.
Reducing Poverty/Budget Rep. Leavitt Increase the WIC/Farmer’s Market Nutritional Program voucher amount.
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 Rep. Davis Reform the tax exemption structure by eliminating the pharmaceutical tax preference ($38M).
Tax Reform HB 1703 Rep. Pollet Increasing tax exemption transparency and accountability. Bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.

Restoring Justice in our Criminal Justice System

Category Bill Number Prime Sponsor Bill Title/Description Bill Status
Criminal Justice HB 1282/SB 5328 Rep. Goodman/Sen. Salomon Concerning driver’s license suspensions and revocations – decriminalizing the Driving While License Suspended 3 (DWLS-3) criminal code. Bill sent to House Rules “X” files. Senate bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.
Criminal Justice HB 1488/SB 5339 Rep. Orwall/Sen. Carlyle Reducing criminal justice expenses by eliminating the death penalty. House bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13. Senate bill reintroduced and retained in present status; placed on third reading by Rules Committee on 1/13.
Criminal Justice Rep. Hansen Pass the Clean Slate bill to create an automatic removal of certain misdemeanors and some felonies.
Criminal Justice SB 5819 Sen. Darneille Establishing a post-conviction review board and review process for early release of qualifying prisoners. Bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.
Criminal Justice/Housing Rep. Pettigrew/Sen. Darneille Pass the Justice Housing for All bill that would remove discrimination for those exiting prison as they apply for housing.
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. Senate bill scheduled for vote in the Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections on 1/24 at 1:30 PM.
Criminal Justice/Education Rep. Leavitt Pass the Corrections Education to Further Reentry Success bill.

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 reintroduced and retained in present status; placed on third reading by Rules Committee on 1/13.
Renters’ Rights HB 1656/SB 5733 Rep. Macri/Sen. Saldaña Protecting tenants in residential tenancies by requiring a legitimate business reason to evict a tenant. House bill sent to House Rules “X” files on 1/21. Senate bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.
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 SB 5664 Rep. Cleveland Implementing an identicard program to provide individuals a Washington state issued identicard. Bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.

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). House bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13. Senate Bill scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology at 10 AM on 1/16.
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. First reading in the House on 1/16, referred to Environment & Energy Committee.
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. First reading in the House Committee on Rural Development, Agriculture, & Natural Resources on 1/16.
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 Ban the purchase of semi-automatic weapons.
Gun Responsibility HB 1068/SB 5062 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. House bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13; Rules Committee relieved of further consideration, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary. Senate bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.
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. Senate bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13.
Immigrant Rights HB 2567 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. Bill scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 8 AM on 1/22.
Immigrant Rights/Labor Rights/Agriculture Sen. McCoy Pass the H-2A agricultural labor restriction bill.
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. Senate bill reintroduced and retained in present status on 1/13; Rules Committee relieved of further consideration, referred to Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections.
Immigrant Rights/Criminal Justice HB 2576/SB 6442 Rep. Ortiz-Self/Sen. Saldaña Eliminate private detention to ensure public safety. First reading in the House on 1/15, referred to Public Safety. First reading in the Senate on 1/16, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation.
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 reading in the House on 1/16, referred to Public Safety. First reading in the Senate, referred to Law & Justice
Racial Equity/Budget Increase funding for the continuing transformation of the Seattle Vocational Institute via the Central District Public Development Authority ($10M)

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 Centralize the mental health Ombuds Offices into one.
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.