Status Summary

First reading, referred to Education on 1.23.19. Public hearing in the House Committee on Education on 1.27.2020. Executive action taken in the House Committee on Education on 2.6.2020. 1st substitute bill passed. Referred to Rules 2 Review on 2.7.2020. Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading on 2.10.2020. 1st substitute bill substituted Floor amendment(s) adopted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.18.2020.  IN THE SENATE: First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.20.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.26.2020, Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 2.28.2020; majority pass with amendment(s) and passed to Rules Committee for second reading. Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 3.2.2020.  Committee amendment not adopted. Floor amendment(s) adopted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 3.6.2020. IN THE HOUSE: House refuses to concur in Senate amendments. Asks Senate to recede from amendments on 3.10.2020. Mar 12. Senate adheres to its position. IN THE HOUSE: House concurred in Senate amendments. Passed final passage on 3.12.2020. (updated 3.13.2020) 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

Passed

Sponsor

Rep. Corry
HB2816 would require the Washington State School Directors' Association to develop a model policy and procedure for nurturing a positive social and emotional school and classroom climate and to require school districts to adopt policy and procedures consistent with the model policy and procedures.  

The goal of the policy and procedure is to support and promote school and school district action plans that create, maintain, and nurture physically, emotionally, and intellectually safe, respectful, and positive school and classroom environments that foster equitable, ethical, social, emotional, and academic education for all students.

The model policy and procedures must be posted publicaly on the School Directors' Association website by December 1, 2020 and school districts must adopt and implement their own policy and procedure by September 1, 2021.