Washington Legislation Vote Update


Please note that the following legislative actions have been taken.

House Bill 1015 — Creating the Washington equitable access to credit act Amendment offered by Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber (Ferry) (R) on March 9, 2021.

The amendment passed by voice vote in the House. Caps the use of funds for staffing and administration at 5 percent, except if the statewide cap is not met. Clarifies that staffing and administrative costs funded include all agencies implementing this act.

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House Bill 1015 — Creating the Washington equitable access to credit act Amendment offered by Rep. Gerry Pollet (Seattle) (D) on March 9, 2021.

The amendment passed by voice vote in the House. Removes the requirement that the qualified lending institution exclude identifying details about the loans and investments made under the Equitable Access to Credit Program when submitting its annual report to the Department of Commerce.

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House Bill 1015 — Creating the Washington equitable access to credit act Introduced by Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber (Ferry) (R) on January 11, 2021.

Passed 95 to 1 in the House.

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House Bill 1088 — Concerning potential impeachment disclosures Amendment offered in the Senate on March 9, 2021.

The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate. Committee Amendment: Requires a written protocol addressing impeachment disclosures be developed and adopted by county prosecutors no later than July 1, 2022 instead of a model policy established by WAPA. Requires the CJTC provide online training regarding impeachment disclosures or contract with an organization that serves prosecuting attorneys in Washington to do so. Specifies a prosecutor must respond to a request for verification within 10 days. Provides immunity from civil liability for sharing impeachment information about a peace officer in good faith.

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House Bill 1088 — Concerning potential impeachment disclosures Received in the Senate on February 12, 2021.

Passed 46 to 3 in the Senate.

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House Bill 1168 — Concerning long-term forest health and the reduction of wildfire dangers Introduced by Rep. Larry Springer (Kirkland) (D) on January 13, 2021.

Passed 96 to 0 in the House.

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House Bill 1170 — Building economic strength through manufacturing Introduced by Rep. Matt Boehnke (Benton) (R) on January 13, 2021.

Passed 96 to 0 in the House.

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House Bill 1192 — Making technical corrections and removing obsolete language from the Revised Code of Washington pursuant to RCW 1.08.025 Introduced by Rep. Roger Goodman (KirkLand) (D) on January 14, 2021.

Passed 59 to 37 in the House.

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House Bill 1213 — Expanding accessible, affordable child care and early childhood development programs Amendment offered by Rep. Tom Dent (Grant) (R) on March 9, 2021.

The amendment failed by voice vote in the House. Requires the department of children, youth, and families to convene a task force with child care providers and certain representatives, facilitated by a neutral third party, to develop recommendations for providing regulatory relief and making the licensing process more affordable for child care providers. Requires the task force to report recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature by December 1, 2021.

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House Bill 1213 — Expanding accessible, affordable child care and early childhood development programs Amendment offered by Rep. Tom Dent (Grant) (R) on March 9, 2021.

The amendment failed by voice vote in the House. Delays the entitlement date for the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) from the 2022-23 school year to the 2026-27 school year. Requires the legislature to add 1,000 additional ECEAP slots each year until the state reaches entitlement, and requires consideration of the high demand for school day and working day slots when determining what type of slots to add.

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House Bill 1213 — Expanding accessible, affordable child care and early childhood development programs Amendment offered by Rep. Carolyn Eslick (Sultan) (R) on March 9, 2021.

The amendment failed by voice vote in the House. Requires the Washington State Institute for Public Policy to study and report biennially on the capacity to expand entitlement of the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program and the effectiveness of expanding entitlement. Expires the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program entitlement expansion on August 1, 2033.

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House Bill 1213 — Expanding accessible, affordable child care and early childhood development programs Amendment offered by Rep. Bob McCaslin (Spokane) (R) on March 9, 2021.

The amendment failed by voice vote in the House. Adds a new section providing extended periods for new child care providers to meet licensing requirements not directly related to health and safety.