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Farmworker and Labor Justice

Overtime pay rights for farm workers

Concerning the retroactivity of overtime claims in exceptional cases

Status: Public Hearing This Week!

3-23 House Committee on Labor & Workplace Standards

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Working Families Tax Recovery Rebate

Concerning working families tax exemption.

Status3-19 Referred to Ways & Means

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Worker Safety Bill

Increasing worker protections.

Status: 3-18 on motion, referred to Rules Committee for second reading

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Worker Protection Act

Allowing whistleblowers to bring actions on behalf of the state for violations of workplace protections.

Status: 3-19 Referred to Ways & Means

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Police, Courts, and Prisons

Prohibiting Prisons for Profit

Concerning private, for-profit detention facilities.

Status: 3-19 Placed on second reading by Rules Committee

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Civil Legal Aid For All

Removing only one of the restrictions on the use of civil legal aid funds.

Status: 3-19 Placed on second reading by Rules Committee

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De-escalation/Use of Force

Concerning permissible uses of force by law enforcement and correctional officers.

Status: 3-19 Referred to Ways & Means

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Police Oversight and Accountability

Concerning state oversight and accountability of peace officers and corrections officers.

Status: 3-18 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Public Safety

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Independent Criminal Investigations

Concerning investigation of potential criminal conduct arising from police use of force...

Status: 3-19 Referred to Ways & Means

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Police Tactics

Establishing requirements for tactics and equipment used by peace officers.

Status: 3-19 Passed to Rules Committee for second reading

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Police Accountablity: Rights for wrongful death victims

Concerning defenses in personal injury and wrongful death actions where the person injured or killed was committing a felony.

Status: Public Hearing This Week!

3-23 House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary

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Eliminate the practice of suspending licenses for being in poverty

Concerning the suspension of licenses for traffic infractions.

Status: Public Hearing This Week!

3-22 House Committee on Transportation

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Other Issues and Topics

Fairstart Bill

Expanding accessible, affordable child care and early childhood development programs.

Status3-24 executive session in the House Committee on Children, Youth & Families

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Health Emergency Labor Standards Act

Establishing health emergency labor standards.

Status: 3-24 executive session in the House Committee on Labor & Workplace Standards

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Healthy Environment For All (HEAL)

Implementing the recommendations of the environmental justice task force.

Status3-23 executive session in the House Committee on Environment & Energy

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Licensing International Medical Grads 

Concerning the licensure of international medical graduates

Status: 3-22 executive session in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care

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Billy Frank Jr. Statue

Replacing the Marcus Whitman statue in the national statuary hall collection with a statue of Billy Frank Jr.

Status: Headed to Senate Floor

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