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Legislation WCSAP is Tracking in 2019
Key Bills in Washington
Sexual Assault Kits (Tier 1)
Bill Name Position
HB 1166 - Supporting sexual assault survivors. We support this legislation
HB 1016 - Concerning hospital notification of availability of sexual assault evidence kit collection. We support this legislation
Sexual Assault Protection Orders (Tier 1)
Bill Name Position
HB 1786 - Improving procedures and strengthening laws relating to protection orders, no-contact orders, and restraining orders. We support this legislation
HB 1149 - Clarifying requirements to obtain a sexual assault protection order. We support this legislation
Sexual Assault Survivior Rights (Tier 1)
Bill Name Position
SB 5282 - Requiring informed consent for pelvic exams (PRO as amended). We support this legislation
SB 5282 - Requiring informed consent for pelvic exams (PRO as amended). We support this legislation
SB 5282 - Requiring informed consent for pelvic exams (PRO as amended). We support this legislation
SB 5258 - Preventing the sexual harassment and sexual assault of certain isolated workers. We support this legislation
HCR 4401 - Adopting the code of conduct of the Washington state legislature. We support this legislation
HB 1728 - Preventing the sexual harassment and sexual assault of certain isolated workers. We support this legislation
HB 1692 - Protecting information concerning agency employees who have filed a claim of harassment or stalking. We support this legislation
HB 1198 - Requiring health care providers sanctioned for sexual misconduct to notify patients. Monitoring
Sex Offender Management (Tier 2)
Bill Name Position
SB 5351 - Concerning juvenile sex offense registration waivers under the special sexual offender disposition alternative. We support this legislation
SB 5182 - Concerning juvenile record sealing. Monitoring
SB 5038 - Limiting the placement of institutionalized persons with a history of criminal justice involvement in adult family homes. Monitoring
HB 1896 - Promoting fair and proportional sentencing by modifying scoring provisions in the sentencing reform act. Monitoring
HB 1837 - Increasing penalties for certain repeat offenders who engage in lurid criminal conduct. Monitoring
HB 1825 - Concerning the placement and treatment of conditionally released sexually violent predators. Monitoring
HB 1742 - Concerning juvenile offenses that involve depictions of minors. We support this legislation
HB 1678 - Allowing involuntary treatment act evaluations by video. Monitoring
HB 1646 - Concerning confinement in juvenile rehabilitation facilities. We support this legislation
Human Trafficking (Tier 2)
Bill Name Position
SB 5744 - Concerning commercially sexually exploited children. We support this legislation
SB 5164 - Providing public assistance to certain victims of human trafficking. We support this legislation
HB 1836 - Prohibiting the waiver, reduction, or suspension of certain fees charged to persons who commit offenses involving the sexual exploitation of children. Monitoring
HB 1775 - Concerning commercially sexually exploited children. We support this legislation
HB 1383 - Modifying the crime of patronizing a prostitute. We support this legislation
HB 1382 - Increasing access to emergency assistance for victims by providing immunity from prosecution for prostitution offenses in some circumstances. Monitoring
HB 1055 - Authorizing law enforcement to arrest persons in violation of certain no-contact orders involving victims of trafficking and promoting prostitution offenses. We support this legislation
Victim Privacy (Tier 2)
Bill Name Position
SB 5461 - Concerning the sharing of information between participants in multidisciplinary coordination of child sexual abuse investigations.(PRO if amended) Monitoring
SB 5246 - Concerning sunshine committee recommendations. We support this legislation
HB 1643 - Concerning property ownership for participants in the address confidentiality program. We support this legislation
HB 1595 - Concerning the sharing of information between participants in multidisciplinary coordination of child sexual abuse investigations. (support with amendment language proposed) We support this legislation
HB 1538 - Concerning sunshine committee recommendations. We support this legislation
HB 1505 - Concerning confidential information of child victims of sexual assault. Monitoring
HB 1356 - Concerning privileged communication with peer support group counselors. Monitoring
Statute of Limitations (Tier 2)
Bill Name Position
SB 5649 - Adjusting the statute of limitations for sexual assault. We support this legislation
HB 1234 - Eliminating the statute of limitations for certain felony sex offenses. Monitoring
HB 1231 - Modifying the statute of limitations for certain felony sex offenses We support this legislation
DNA Preservation (Tier 3)
Bill Name Position
HB 1326 - Collecting DNA samples Monitoring
Victims of Crime (Tier 3)
Bill Name Position
SB 5850 - Concerning identifying and responding to bias-based criminal offenses We support this legislation
SB 5819 - Establishing a postconviction review board and review process for early release of qualifying offenders. We oppose this legislation
SB 5244 - Creating a domestic violence offender registry. We oppose this legislation
SB 5149 - Monitoring of domestic violence perpetrators. Monitoring
SB 5052 - Concerning school resource officers. We support this legislation
HB 1767 - Establishing a law enforcement grant program to expand alternatives to arrest and jail processes. Monitoring
HB 1732 - Concerning identifying and responding to bias-based criminal offenses. We support this legislation
HB 1713 - Improving law enforcement response to missing and murdered Native American women. We support this legislation
HB 1540 - Sentencing for certain serious offenses committed by persons under eighteen. Monitoring
HB 1434 - Eliminating the use of the valid court order exception to place youth in detention for noncriminal behavior. Monitoring
HB 1417 - Concerning search warrants for toxicological analysis of blood samples. Monitoring
HB 1376 - Concerning faith-based exemptions regarding criminal mistreatment of children and vulnerable adults. Monitoring
HB 1350 - Issuing temporary protection orders. Monitoring
Other Issues Affecting Victims of Sexual Violence
Bill Name Position
SB 5724 - Concerning the safety and security of adult entertainers. We support this legislation
SB 5602 - Eliminating barriers to reproductive health care for all. Monitoring
SB 5399 - Concerning child relocation by a person with joint decision-making authority and equal residential time. Monitoring
SB 5395 - Concerning comprehensive sexual health education. We support this legislation
SB 5379 - Providing services and supports to parenting minors to improve educational attainment. We support this legislation
SB 5356 - Establishing the Washington state LGBTQ commission. We support this legislation
SB 5342 - Nonbinary gender category We support this legislation
SB 5333 - Uniform Parentage Act Monitoring
SB 5185 - Requiring notification to parents or guardians in cases of abortion. We oppose this legislation
SB 5147 - Providing tax relief to females by exempting feminine hygiene products from retail sales and use tax. We support this legislation
SB 5098 - Increasing appropriated funding for public defense services. We support this legislation
SB 1407 - Concerning comprehensive sexual health education We support this legislation
HB 1998 - Creating a task force on sexual violence at institutions of higher education. We support this legislation
HB 1942 - Increasing the availability of sexual assault nurse examiner education in rural and underserved areas. We oppose this legislation
HB 1756 - Concerning the safety and security of adult entertainers. We support this legislation
HB 1612 - Eliminating barriers to reproductive health care for all. Monitoring
HB 1407 - Concerning comprehensive sexual health education. We support this legislation
HB 1350 - Issuing temporary protection orders. Monitoring
HB 1327 - Providing services and supports to parenting minors to improve educational attainment. We support this legislation
HB 1221 - Improving crisis planning in schools to prevent youth suicide We support this legislation
HB 1086 - Increasing appropriated funding for public defense services. We support this legislation
HB 1064 - Concerning law enforcement. We support this legislation
HB 1056 - Creating a task force to identify the role of the workplace in helping curb domestic violence. We support this legislation
HB 1053 - Providing a sales and use tax exemption for feminine hygiene products. We support this legislation
HB 1050 - Concerning parenting plans. Monitoring
HB 1041 - Promoting successful reentry by modifying the process for obtaining certificates of discharge and vacating conviction records. We support this legislation
HB 1002 - Modifying the offense of rape in the third degree. We support this legislation

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