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 17: Alliance Virtual Lobby Day
  • 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
SB 5038 Reject Armed Intimidation Mar 28 Passed House – waiting for concurrence vote in the Senate
HB 1054 Prohibitions on Unnecessarily Violent Police Tactics Apr 6 Committee amendment not adopted.
HB 1089 (SB 5069) De-escalation and Reasonable Care in the Use of Force Apr 7 Committee amendment not adopted.
HB 1088 (SB 5067) Officer Misconduct Data Sharing Mar 9 Passed Senate 46:3
HB 1310 Uses of force by officers Apr 7 Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
SB 5066 Officer Duty to Intervene Apr 7 Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments.
SB 5069 (HB 1089) De-escalation and Reasonable Care in the Use of Force Executive action taken in the House Committee on Public Safety at 8:00 AM, Jan 19th
SB 5135 Unlawfully summoning police Apr 2 Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
SB 5067 (HB 1088) Officer Misconduct Data Sharing First reading, referred to Law & Justice
HB 1078 (SB 5086) Restoring Voter Eligibility Apr 5 Delivered to Governor.
HB 1267 Police use of force Apr 6 Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
SSB 5327 Youth safety tip line Mar 26 Referred to Rules 2 Review.
HB 1016 Making Juneteenth a Legal Holiday Apr 7 Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
HB 1110 Composition of Boards of Health Did not make cutoff.
SB 5051 (HB 1082) Decertification (State Oversight & Accountability) Apr 7 Committee amendment not adopted.
SB 5089 Officer Hiring and Certification Feb 17 Senate Rules “X” file.
SB 5134 Law Enforcement Collective Bargining – Appeals 1/14 – Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs at 8:00 AM
HB 1082 (SB 5051) Decertification (State Oversight & Accountability) Did not make cutoff.
HB 1092 Data collection on use of force Did not make cutoff.
HB 1283 Criminal mischief/weapons Did not make cutoff.
SB 5078 (HB 1164) High Capacity Magazine Restrictions Did not make cutoff.
HB 1164 (SB 5078) High Capacity Magazine Restrictions Did not make cutoff.
HB 1026 Restoration of Firearms Rights Did not make cutoff.
HB 1133 Reporting lost or stolen firearms Did not make cutoff.
HB 1134 Disposal of forfeited firearms Did not make cutoff.
HB 1181 Veteran Suicide Prevention Did not make cutoff.
HB 1038 Misdemeanor Prohibitions Did not make cutoff.
HB 1229 (SB 5217) Assault weapons Did not make cutoff.
HB 1234 Weapons and government buildings Did not make cutoff.
HB 1313 Local gov firearm regulation Did not make cutoff.

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