WA HB1706 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-0)
Status: Passed on May 13 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-13 - Effective date 7/28/2019.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Eliminating subminimum wage certificates for persons with disabilities.

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Eliminating subminimum wage certificates for persons with disabilities.


Roll Calls

2019-04-23 - House - House Final Passage as Amended by the Senate (Y: 90 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-04-17 - Senate - Senate 3rd Reading & Final Passage as Amended by the Senate (Y: 48 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-11 - House - House Final Passage (Y: 81 N: 17 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-05-13HouseEffective date 7/28/2019.
2019-05-13HouseChapter 374, 2019 Laws.
2019-05-13HouseGovernor signed.
2019-04-26HouseDelivered to Governor.
2019-04-25SenatePresident signed.
2019-04-25HouseSpeaker signed.
2019-04-23HousePassed final passage; yeas, 90; nays, 6; absent, 0; excused, 2.
2019-04-23HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendments.
2019-04-17SenateThird reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1.
2019-04-17SenateRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2019-04-17SenateFloor amendment
2019-04-17SenateCommittee amendment not adopted.
2019-04-17SenateReturned to second reading.
2019-04-12SenateHeld on third reading.
2019-04-12SenateRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2019-04-12SenateCommittee amendment
2019-04-02SenatePlaced on second reading by Rules Committee.
2019-04-02SenatePassed to Rules Committee for second reading.
2019-04-01SenateMinority; without recommendation.
2019-04-01SenateLBRC - Majority; do pass with amendment
2019-04-01SenatePublic hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce at 10:00 AM.
2019-03-13SenateFirst reading, referred to Labor & Commerce.
2019-03-11HouseThird reading, passed; yeas, 81; nays, 17; absent, 0; excused, 0.
2019-03-11HouseRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2019-03-11HouseFloor amendment
2019-02-28HousePlaced on second reading by Rules Committee.
2019-02-21HouseReferred to Rules 2 Review.
2019-02-18HouseMinority; do not pass.
2019-02-18HouseLAWS - Majority; do pass.
2019-02-18HouseExecutive action taken in the House Committee on Labor & Workplace Standards at 1:30 PM.
2019-02-14HousePublic hearing in the House Committee on Labor & Workplace Standards at 8:00 AM.
2019-01-29HouseFirst reading, referred to Labor & Workplace Standards.

Same As/Similar To

SB5753 (Crossfiled) 2020-01-13 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Washington State Sources

Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/House Bills/1706.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/House Bills/1706.E.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/House Passed Legislature/1706.PL.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Session Laws/House/1706.SL.pdf
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=118746&chamber=House&actionHistoryDate=03-11-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=1706&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=118746&chamber=Senate&actionHistoryDate=04-17-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=1706&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=118746&chamber=House&actionHistoryDate=04-23-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=1706&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20

Bill Comments