Status Summary

First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.16.19.
Public hearing scheduled in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.30.19.
(updated 1.9.20)

Legislative Session



In Progress



Amends and adds sections to RCWs 28A.600.022, 28A.320, 28A.310, and 28B.10 regarding multistage threat assessments in K-12 schools and higher education institutions, including:

  • Requirements for a multistage threat assessment process that aligns with local safety needs and an evidence-based model.
  • Development and implementation of a plan to manage or reduce the threat posed by a student/another person by December 31, 2019.
  • Training requirements provided by an educational service district.