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HB 2426 - 2019-20
Protecting patient safety in psychiatric hospitals and other health care facilities.
By Request: Department of Health
Companion Bill: SB 6274
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Wednesday, October 21, 2020 01:37 PM
Current Version:
Substitute - SHB 2426
Current Status:
C 115 L 20
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the House:In the Senate:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Wednesday, October 21, 2020 01:37 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
Substitute - SHB 2426
Current Status:
C 115 L 20
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
House:
Senate:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2020 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 14
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness. (View Original Bill)
Jan 24
Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 31
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 4
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 5
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 7
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HCW - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 10
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 11
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by Health Care & Wellness. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 13
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Feb 14
1st substitute bill substituted (HCW 20). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 84; nays, 14; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 18
First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care.
Referred to Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care.
Feb 21
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 27
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
BH - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 28
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 29
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 2
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by Behavioral Health Subcommittee to Health & Long Term Care. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 5
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 6
Committee amendment(s) adopted as amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 9
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 96; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 11
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 12
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 12
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 25
Governor signed.
Chapter 115, 2020 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 3/25/2020.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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