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Workforce-Related Bills Status
2017 Session

Note: This page is updated twice a week, or as information becomes available.

Workforce Board Agency Request Bills

Bill
Title
Status
HB 1363 Workforce Investment Act References to WIOA House Higher Ed
HCR 4402 State Workforce Plan--Talent & Prosperity for All House Higher Ed
SB 5237 Workforce Investment Act References to WIOA Senate Rules 2
SCR 8401 State Workforce Plan--Talent & Prosperity for All Senate Rules 2

While many bills have been introduced that would impact workforce development issues, Workforce Board staff have identified bills that would have the greatest impact and highlighted them on this page. Below is a list of those bills in numerical order. This page will be updated twice each week as bills are introduced.

 

 

Bill Title Status Latest Committee Meeting Info
HB 1057 Education loan information H Hi Ed Jan 17 Public hearing in the House  Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM.
SHB 1129 Associate degree education H Approps Jan 24 Executive action taken in the House  Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM.
SHB 1130 Customized training program H Rules R Jan 24 Executive action taken in the House  Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM.
HB 1169 Student loan assistance H Hi Ed Jan 25 Public hearing in the House  Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM.
HB 1253 Open source ed. materials H Finance  
HB 1254 Educational grant program H Education Jan 26 Public hearing in the House  Committee on Education at 8:00 AM.
HB 1282 Career & technical education H Approps  
HB 1304 Employ. & comm. access serv. H Erly Lrn/H Svc Jan 25 Public hearing in the House  Committee on Early Learning & Human Services at 1:30 PM.
HB 1313 Applied learning H Education Feb 6 Public hearing in the House  Committee on Education at 1:30 PM.
HB 1385 Yoga practice or instruction H Hi Ed  
HB 1404 Workforce study/ag., etc. H Hi Ed Feb 8 Scheduled for executive session in the House  Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Subject to change)
HB 1439 Higher ed student protection H Hi Ed Feb 1 Public hearing in the House  Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM.
HB 1452 Opportunity scholarship prog H Hi Ed Feb 1 Public hearing in the House  Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM.
HB 1482 WorkFirst poverty reduction H Erly Lrn/H Svc Feb 7 Scheduled for executive session in the House  Committee on Early Learning & Human Services at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
HB 1566 WorkFirst, "work activity" H Erly Lrn/H Svc Feb 7 Executive session in the House  Committee on Early Learning & Human Services at 8:00 AM.
HB 1600 Career and college readiness H Education Feb 6 Public hearing in the House  Committee on Education at 1:30 PM.
HB 1697 Cybersecurity & IT shortage H Hi Ed Feb 8 Scheduled for public hearing in the House  Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Subject to change)
HB 1713 Children's mental health H Erly Lrn/H Svc Feb 7 Scheduled for executive session in the House  Committee on Early Learning & Human Services at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
HB 1756 Career & technical education H Education Feb 6 Public hearing in the House  Committee on Education at 1:30 PM.
HB 1758 Business of child care H Erly Lrn/H Svc Feb 8 Scheduled for executive session in the House  Committee on Early Learning & Human Services at 1:30 PM. (Subject to change)
HB 1827 Educator workforce supply H Education Feb 7 Scheduled for public hearing in the House  Committee on Education at 1:30 PM. (Subject to change)
HB 1898 Middle school CTE H Education  
HB 1949 Skilled worker program H Hi Ed  
HJM 4001 Occupational portability H Rules R Jan 24 Executive action taken in the House  Committee on Business & Financial Services at 8:00 AM.
SB 5017 Student loan information S Higher Ed  
SB 5022 Education loan information S Ways & Means Jan 26 Executive action taken in the Senate  Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM.
SB 5069 Associate degree education S Law & Justice Feb 8 Scheduled for executive session in the Senate  Committee on Law & Justice at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
SB 5141 Yoga practice or instruction S Rules 2 Jan 26 Executive action taken in the Senate  Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM.
SB 5183 Career & technical education S EL/K-12 Jan 23 Public hearing in the Senate  Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 1:30 PM.
SB 5201 Employ. & comm. access serv. S HumSer/MenHlth Jan 17 Public hearing in the Senate  Committee on Human Services and Mental Health & Housing at 1:30 PM.
SB 5206 Career & tech ed/elem school S EL/K-12 Feb 7 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate  Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 1:30 PM. (Subject to change)
SB 5258 Washington AIM program S EL/K-12 Jan 31 Public hearing in the Senate  Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 1:30 PM.
SSB 5285 Workforce study/ag., etc. S Ways & Means Feb 2 Executive action taken in the Senate  Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM.
SB 5347 WorkFirst, "work activity" S HumSer/MenHlth Feb 6 Executive action scheduled, but the report on the motion to move the bill out of committee did not receive sufficient signatures.
SB 5361 Opportunity scholarship prog S Ways & Means Feb 2 Executive action taken in the Senate  Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM.
SB 5622 Career readiness education S EL/K-12  
SB 5640 Tech. college diploma prgs S Higher Ed Feb 9 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate  Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
SB 5713 Skilled worker program S Higher Ed  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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