- HB 1251 – Concerning the appointment of counsel for youth in dependency court proceedings.
- HB 1365 – Requiring the use of trained meeting facilitators in certain planning meetings involving children, parents, caregivers, and others.
- HB 1366 – Concerning family reunification in the child welfare process.
- SB 5363 – Concerning the appointment of counsel for youth in dependency court proceedings.
If you would like to write letters to legislative committee members who are working on HB 1251 and SB 5363:
- HB 1251 is in the house Judiciary committee. A list of their members can be found here.
- SB 5363 is in the Senate Human Services, Mental Health and Housing committee. A list of their members can be found here.
The trick of their email is firstname.lastname@example.org
For example for Cary: Cary.Condotta@leg.wa.gov
A small group is looking into visiting Olympia in the spring to meet with Brandt Cappell – Senior Legislative Assistant to Cary Condotta, Rep. Condotta, Rep. Steele, and Sen. Hawkins and to possibly have a mini (and very quick) tour of the Capitol. If you are interested in joining this group please contact Barbara Boers at email@example.com.