A collaborative process shall be established to alleviate the burden on local courts to determine indingecy. Receipt of public assistance shall be determined solely by the Department Of Social and Health Services or the Health Care Authority. The Office of Public Defense must develop a process through which the court will receive the determination.
Prefiled for introduction 1.10.2020. First reading, referred to Law & Justice on 1.13.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice on 1.23.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice on 1.30.2020; 1st substitute bill passed. Passed to Rules Committee for second reading on 1.31.2020. Placed on second reading consent calendar on 2.11.2020. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.12.2020. IN THE HOUSE: Public hearing scheduled, but no action taken, in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary on 2.21.2020 at 10:00 a.m. Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary on 2.26.2020 and 2.28.2020. (updated 3.13.2020)