Status Summary

First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.20.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 1.29.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation on 2.4.2020; majority pass. On motion, referred to Ways & Means on 2.6.2020. Public hearing in Ways & Means on 2.10.2020. Executive action taken in Ways & Means on 2.11.2020; 1st substitute bill passed and passed to Rules Committee for second reading. Placed on second reading consent calendar on 2.13.2020. 1st substitute bill substituted. Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.14.2020. IN THE HOUSE: First reading, referred to Appropriations on 2.17.2020. Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations on 2.29.2020; majority pass. Referred to Rules 2 Review and placed on second reading on 3.3.2020. Rules suspended.  Placed and passed on Third Reading on 3.4.2020. IN THE SENATE: President signed on 3.5.2020. IN THE HOUSE: Speaker signed on 3.5.2020. OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION. Delivered to Governor on 3.9.2020. (updated 3.13.2020)

Legislative Session

2020

Status

Passed

Sponsor

Sen. Walsh, By request: DSHS

People who are eligible for the Pregnant Women Assistance Program will also qualify for Essential Needs and Housing Support.

Eligibility will last for 24 consecutive months from the date the department’s determination.

Companion Bill