SB 5837 expands eligibility for record sealing for juveniles by amending RCW 13.50.260 to allow drug offenses, as defined in RCW 9.94A.030 as eligible for regular sealing in juvenile court.
First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.6.19. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.13.19 at 8:30 a.m. 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)