Status Summary

Referred to the House Human Services and Early Learning Committee on 1.24.19. Public hearing scheduled in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 2.5.19. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 2.6.19; majority pass. Executive session scheduled, but no action taken in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 2.8.19. Referred to Rules to Review on 2.8.19. (updated 2.15.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Rep. Dent

HB1561 adds members to the Oversight Board, including two youths under 25 years of age (one current or former foster youth and one youth with current or previous experience with the juvenile justice system), and one physician.

The bill also states that when nominating and approving members for the board the Governor and legislature must ensure that at least 5 of the members reside east of the crest of the Cascade mountains.