Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care on 1.29.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care and referred to Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 1.29.2020. Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 2.6.2020. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 2.7.2020; majority pass and refer to Ways & Means. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.10.2020; majority pass and passed to Rules for second reading.(updated 2.21.2020) 

Legislative Session

2020

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Zeiger

The department shall develop and  implement a pilot program for gender-responsive and trauma-informed  outpatient substance abuse treatment at the Washington Corrections Center for Women.

The pilot program willl be designed to address the unique risks and needs among women that lead to addiction and criminal behavior.The pilot program will be strengths-based and healing- centered and will incorporate the concepts further outlined.

The department shall report the findings of this pilot program by December 2021.