Status Summary

Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.24.19. Exec action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.29.19; passed and referred to Ways & Means. Referred to Ways & Means on 1.31.19. Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 1.31.19 on 2.6.19 at 3:30 p.m. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.6.19 at 3:30. (updated 2.15.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Saldana

Modifies language in RCW 74.62.030 and 43.185C.220 regarding “qualifying family members” to include:

  • A victim’s spouse, children, parents, unmarried minor siblings when victim is under 21, and
  • A victim’s spouse and children when the victim is 21 or older 

This bill also clarifies definitions for “victim of human trafficking” to include noncitizens and certain qualifying family member, as well as the establishment of a food assistance program for victims of human trafficking as defined in RCW 74.04.005.