Action Alerts - January 22, 2023

Click on the links below to take action on bills. Want to know more about a bill and why we support it? Review our 2023 Legislative Issues.

Making Democracy Work

ELECTIONS

Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

  • HB 1443: Online voter registration upgrade

MONEY IN POLITICS

Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

  • SB 5284: Campaign finance disclosure
  • HB 1317: Grassroots lobbying disclosure

    Environment

    CLIMATE CRISIS & ENERGY

    Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

    • HB 1391Increasing energy efficiency in buildings for overburdened and low-income communities
    • HB 1427On-premises electrical energy generation

    FORESTS

    Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

    • SB 5372Authorizing the department of natural resources to create and manage a trust land transfer program

    GROWTH MANAGEMENT

    Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

    • SB 5190Increasing middle housing in areas traditionally dedicated to single-family detached housing
    • SB 5235Relating to accessory dwelling units (companion to HB 1276)
    • SB 5364Increasing housing options through lot splitting (companion to HB 1245)
    • SB 5412Reducing local governments' land use permitting workloads
    • HB 1245: Increasing housing options through lot splitting (companion to SB 5364)
    • HB 1351Encouraging transit-oriented development through a prohibition on the imposition of minimum parking requirements

    SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

    Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

    • SB 5144Providing for responsible environmental management of batteries
    • HB 1185: Reducing environmental impacts associated with lighting products

    TRANSPORTATION

    Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

    • HB 1084Concerning freight mobility prioritization.

    Social & Economic Policy

    HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS

    Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

    • HB 1276Relating to accessory dwelling units (companion to SB 5235)
    • HB 1337: Expanding housing options by easing barriers to the construction and use of accessory dwelling units
    • HB 1388: Protecting tenants by prohibiting predatory residential rent practices and by applying the consumer protection act to the residential landlord-tenant act and the manufactured/mobile home landlord-tenant act
    • HB 1389: Concerning residential rent increases under the residential landlord-tenant act and the manufactured/mobile home landlord-tenant act

    HEALTH CARE & BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

    Health Care

    Sign-in CON on the following bills:

    • SB 5098: Prohibiting abortions based on Down syndrome
    • SB 5184: Concerning licensure of anesthesiologist assistants

    Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

    • SB 5241Concerning material changes to the materials and operation structure of participants in the healthcare marketplace (previously Keep Our Care Act (KOCA) (companion bill to HB 1263)
    • SB 5242Prohibits cost sharing for abortion (companion bill to HB 1115)
    • SB 5260Protecting and assisting Washington employers that provide access to or benefits for reproductive healthcare services.
    • SB 5489Concerning access to reproductive health care services and gender affirming treatment in Washington state (companion bill to HB 1469)
    • SJR 8202Senate Joint Resolution on amending the Constitution to address reproductive freedom
    • HB 1035: Prohibiting healthcare entities from restricting certain healthcare services by health care providers.
    • HB 1115: Prohibits cost sharing for abortion (companion bill to SB 4252)
    • HB 1263: Concerning material changes to the materials and operation structure of participants in the healthcare marketplace (previously Keep Our Care Act (KOCA) (companion bill to SB 5241)
    • HB 1469: Concerning access to reproductive health care services and gender-affirming treatment in Washington state (companion bill to SB 5489)
    • HB 4201: Amending the constitution to address reproductive freedom.

    Behavioral Health

    Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

    • SB 5506: Establishing an enhanced behavior support homes model
    • HB 1155: Addressing the collection, sharing, and selling of consumer health data

      CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

      Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

      • SB 5225: Increase access to Working Connections Child Care
      • SB 5256: Making permanent and expanding the child welfare housing assistance program (companion bill to HB 1186)
      • SB 5230: Extended Foster Care
      • SB 5316: Background checks and licensing fees for programs administered by DCYF
      • SB 5397: Preserving public benefits to children in the care of DCYF (companion bill to HB 1405)
      • SB 5423: Eligibility for Working Connections Child Care
      • HB 1186Making permanent and expanding the child welfare housing assistance program (companion bill to SB 5256)
      • HB 1405: Preserving public benefits to children in the care of DCYF (companion bill to SB 5397)

      CRIMINAL JUSTICE

      Sign-in CON on the following bills:

      • SB 5361: Encouraging hiring of more police officers

      Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

      • SB 5135: Ending long-term solitary confinement
      • HB 1025: Private Right of Action for People Harmed by Peace Officers
      • HB 1324: Scoring juvenile offenses
      • HB 1445: AG Investigation and Reform

      REVENUE

      Sign-in PRO on the following bills:

      • SB 5482: Concerning the margin tax
      • SB 5495: Concerning property tax rebates for homeowners and renters
      • SJM 8001: Concerning a national infrastructure bank
      • HB 1206: Providing tax relief for newspaper publishers

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