Status Summary

First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.14.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.24.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education on 1.31.2020; 1st substitute bill passed. Referred to Ways & Means on 2.3.2020. Public hearing in Ways & Means on 2.10.2020. Executive action taken in Ways & Means on 2.11.2020; 2nd substitute bill passed and passed on to Rules for second reading. Senate Rules "X" file on 2.24.2020. (updated 3.13.2020) 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Wilson, C.

Access to childcare will be supported for parents who are attending high school or working toward completion of a high school equivalency certificate.

School districts may allow a student to transport their infant, in car seat, on a school bus provided by the district. School districts that deny a student’s request must provide an alternative.

Amendment:

Changes the deadline for the Washington State School Directors' Association to develop a model policy and procedure that supports pregnant students and parenting students from September  2020, to March 2021.

Companion Bill