2013 Legislative Activities

Senate Bill 5281 – Requiring an empirical study of the validity and reliability of the current child welfare safety assessment tool.

Senate Bill 5315 – Implementing the recommendations made by the Powell fatality team.

House Bill 1285 – Modifying provisions regarding the representation of children in dependency matters.

House Bill 1302 – Concerning extended foster care services.

Senate Bill 5405 – Concerning extended foster care services.

Senate Bill 5461 – Modifying provisions regarding the representation of children in dependency matters.

Senate Bill 5565 – Concerning background checks for individuals seeking a license under chapter 74.13 RCW or unsupervised access to children.

House Bill 1675 – Improving the adoption process.