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SB 5955 - 2019-20
Making necessary changes allowing the department of children, youth, and families to effectively manage a statewide system of care for children, youth, and families.
Sponsors: Lovelett, Zeiger, Darneille, Walsh, Randall, Nguyen, Wilson, C.
By Request: Department of Children, Youth, and Families
Companion Bill: HB 2063
Bill History


Feb 18
First reading, referred to Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation. (View Original Bill)
Feb 19
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Reentry & Rehabilitation at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HSRR - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Feb 21
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 26
Placed on second reading consent calendar.
Feb 28
1st substitute bill substituted (HSRR 19). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)


Mar 1
First reading, referred to Human Services & Early Learning.
Mar 22
Public hearing in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Human Services & Early Learning at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HSEL - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Mar 28
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 29
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 4
Committee amendment(s) adopted as amended.
Placed on third reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 91; nays, 3; absent, 0; excused, 4. (View Roll Calls)


Apr 27
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 47; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 28
President signed.


Apr 28
Speaker signed.


Apr 30
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 21
Governor signed.
Chapter 470, 2019 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/28/2019.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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