Status Summary

Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development on 1/23. HEWD – Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, pass. Minority; do not pass, without recommendation.
The bill was heard and passed in Ways & Means and sent to Rules. SB6262 was not pulled in Rules for a vote by the Senate and therefore is dead.
(updated 2/15)

Legislative Session





Sen. Ranker

SB6262 directs the college board to establish a pilot program to encourage college districts to plan for and accommodate the unique needs and challenges of students experiencing homelessness.   

The pilot program must include four college districts, two on each side of the Cascade mountain range, and will expire on July 1, 2023.

As amended, the bill defines homelessness