WA SB5185 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 16 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-02-19 - Referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.
Pending: House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


Concerning capacity to provide informed consent for health care decisions.

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Concerning capacity to provide informed consent for health care decisions.


Roll Calls

2021-02-16 - Senate - Senate 3rd Reading & Final Passage (Y: 30 N: 17 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-01-28 - Senate - Senate Committee on Law & Justice: 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass (Y: 7 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-02-19HouseReferred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.
2021-02-19HouseCommittee relieved of further consideration.
2021-02-18HouseFirst reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness.
2021-02-16SenateThird reading, passed; yeas, 30; nays, 17; absent, 0; excused, 2.
2021-02-16SenateRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2021-02-16Senate1st substitute bill substituted
2021-02-12SenatePlaced on second reading by Rules Committee.
2021-01-29SenatePassed to Rules Committee for second reading.
2021-01-28SenateMinority; without recommendation.
2021-01-28SenateMinority; do not pass.
2021-01-28SenateLAW - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
2021-01-28SenateExecutive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:30 AM.
2021-01-26SenatePublic hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:30 AM.
2021-01-13SenateFirst reading, referred to Law & Justice.

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
6950317Amended CodeSee Bill Text
770050Amended CodeSee Bill Text
770060Amended CodeSee Bill Text
770065Amended CodeSee Bill Text
7002220Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Washington State Sources

Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2021-22/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/5185.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2021-22/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/5185-S.pdf
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/majorityminority/recommendation?type=majority&legId=123390&actionText=LAW%20-%20Majority%3B%201st%20substitute%20bill%20be%20substituted%2C%20do%20pass.&mId=28351&isInit=False&biennium=2021-22
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=123390&chamber=Senate&actionHistoryDate=02-16-2021&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=5185&isInit=False&biennium=2021-22

Bill Comments