A Short Review of the 2022 session

There were both successes and disappointments in the short session, as always. Below is just a sampling of the bills supported by the League of Women Voters which passed and are now before the Governor. You helped us make a difference.

  • SHB 1630 Establishing restrictions on the possession of weapons in certain locations.
  • HB 1876 Fiscal impact of Ballot Measures on Public Investments/Services.
  • HB 1953 Exempting sensitive voter information on ballot return envelopes, ballot declarations, and signature correction forms from public disclosure.
  • SSB 5793 Stipends for low-income or underrepresented community members of state boards, commissions, councils, committees.
  • HB 1866 Assisting persons receiving community support services through medical assistance programs to receive supportive housing.
  • SB 5532 Establishing a prescription drug affordability board.
  • SB 5722 Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in buildings.
  • HB 1691 Concerning financial responsibility requirements related to oil spills.
  • HB 1664 Concerning prototypical school formulas for physical, social, and emotional support in schools.
  • SB 5042 Concerning the effective date of certain actions taken under the growth management act.
  • SB 5583 Requiring the adjustment of census data for local redistricting to reflect the last known place of residence for incarcerated persons.
  • SB 5842 Concerning state laws that address climate change.
  • SB 5497 Extending voting authority to student members on the state board of education.

Please join us in thanking our elected representatives in Legislative District 13: Senator Judy Warnick, Representatives Tom Dent and Alex Ybarra for their work in the just completed session.