Status Summary

First reading, referred to Human Services & Early Learning on 1.25.19. Public hearing scheduled in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 2.8.19 at 8:00 a.m. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning on 2.13.19; 1st substitute bill passed. Referred to Appropriations on 2.18.19. Not yet scheduled for a hearing. As of mid-March, the bill is dead. However, it could “come back" during the 2019 session as an amendment on another bill or other mechanisms, or next year (since bills technically stay alive for the full 2019-20 biennium). (updated 4.5.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

Died

Sponsor

Van Werven

Establishes the need for evaluating the outcomes of resource and assessment centers contracted by the Department of Children, Youth, and Families and the entity to do the work: Washington state Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP).  

Outlines the data that WSIPP shall collect related to children in out-of-home care. 

WISPP will provide a report to the DCTY, the oversight board and the governor by December 1, 2019.