Status Summary

Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice on 1/18: Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. On motion, referred to Ways & Means on 1/19 Executive action in Ways & Means on 1/29: Majority; without recommendation. Passed to Rules Committee for second reading on 2/1 and placed on second reading on 2/8. The bill did not come up for a vote in the Senate and therefore is dead. (updated 2/15)

Legislative Session

2018

Status

Died

Sponsor

Sen. Dhingra

(Proposed Substitute): For purposes of the Criminal Justice Treatment Account, treatment means services that are critical for the offender to complete their individual substance use disorder treatment program. 

Housing, vocational training, and mental health counseling are no longer excluded from the treatment definition. 

The state treasurer must transfer the general funds appropriated for the Account in four equal quarterly payments. Counties may not use Account funds for drug court administration and overhead costs after the bill's effective date.

See leg.wa.gov