Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care on 2.3.21. 

Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 2.5.21. 

Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care on 2.12.21; 1st substitute bill passed.

Referred to Rules Committee for second reading on 2.15.21.

Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.17.21.

Senate Rules "X" file on 3.17.21.

(updated 4.16.21)  

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Warnick

SB5412 is intended to help facilitatesupportive relationships with family and significant individuals within the behavioral health system.

The bill requires the Health Care Authority (HCA) and Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) to manage their oversight functions in a manner that is mindful of protecting significant relationships in the lives of behavioral health system clients.

Additionally SB5412 requires HCA and DSHS to review their policies in consultation with stakeholders, family members, and peers to eliminate policies that undermine the health of a family or discourage family engagement.

Substitute Bill:

  • Requires the Health Care Authority (HCA) and Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) to manage their oversight functions in a manner that is mindful of protecting significant relationships in the lives of behavioral health system clients.
  • Requires HCA and DSHS to review their policies in consultation with stakeholders, family members, and peers to eliminate policies that undermine the health of a family or discourage family engagement.