2021 Legislative Session HQ

We know that the Washington legislature has a daunting task ahead as they work to chart a path out of the pandemic. We need to make sure they recognize that gun violence prevention must be part of that path. Please help us advocate for our bold policy agenda!


Key Dates

  • January 8: Virtual Alliance volunteers prep session
  • January 11: First Day of Session
  • February 14: Parkland Anniversary/Valentines Day
  • February 15: House Policy Committee Deadline
  • February 22: Fiscal Committee Cutoff
  • March 9: House of Origin Cutoff
  • March 26: Policy Committee Cutoff – Opposite House
  • April 2: Fiscal Committee Cutoff – Opposite House
  • April 11: Opposite House Floor Cutoff
  • April 25: Last day allowed for regular session under state constitution

GVP Bills

Bill Policy Status
HB 1164 (SB 5078) High Capacity Magazine Restrictions First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary
HB 1026 Restoration of Firearms Rights First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary
HB 1133 Reporting lost or stolen firearms First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary
HB 1134 Disposal of forfeited firearms First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary
HB 1181 Veteran Suicide Prevention First reading, referred to Housing, Human Services & Veterans.
HB 1038 Misdemeanor Prohibitions First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary
SB 5078 (HB 1164) High Capacity Magazine Restrictions First reading, referred to Law & Justice
SB 5038 Reject Armed Intimidation First reading, referred to Law & Justice
HB 1054 Prohibitions on Unnecessarily Violent Police Tactics Heard in the House Committee on Public Safety at 8:00 AM, Jan 12th
HB 1089 (SB 5069) De-escalation and Reasonable Care in the Use of Force Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM , Jan 14th
HB 1092 Data collection on use of force Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM Jan 14th
HB 1088 (SB 5067) Officer Misconduct Data Sharing First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary
HB 1082 (SB 5051) Decertification (State Oversight & Accountability) First reading, referred to Law & Justice
SB 5055 Law Enforcement Collective Bargining Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs at 8:00 AM Jan 14th
SB 5066 Officer Duty to Intervene First reading, referred to Law & Justice
SB 5069 (HB 1089) De-escalation and Reasonable Care in the Use of Force First reading, referred to Law & Justice.
SB 5134 Law Enforcement Collective Bargining – Appeals 1/14 – Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs at 8:00 AM
SB 5135 Unlawfully summoning police First reading, referred to Law & Justice.
SB 5067 (HB 1088) Officer Misconduct Data Sharing First reading, referred to Law & Justice
SB 5051 (HB 1082) Decertification (State Oversight & Accountability) First reading, referred to Law & Justice
SB 5089 Officer Hiring and Certification First reading, referred to Law & Justice
HB 1078 (SB 5086) Restoring Voter Eligibility 1/14 – Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Relations at 10:00 AM
HB 1110 Composition of Boards of Health First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness
HB 1071 Bias-based criminal offenses First reading, referred to Public Safety
HB 1016 Making Juneteenth a Legal Holiday Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Relations at 10:00 AM
SB 5173 (HB 1152) Creating Comprehensive Public Health Districts First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care.

Important Links

Videos

Alliance CEO, Renée Hopkins, sat down with GVP champions Sen. Jamie Pedersen and Rep. Drew Hansen for a discussion about the virtual session in the first installment of Commonsense Conversations.

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