WA SB5023 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Passed on May 7 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-07 - Effective date 7/28/2019.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Concerning an ethnic studies curriculum for public school students.

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Concerning an ethnic studies curriculum for public school students.


Roll Calls

2019-04-18 - Senate - Senate Final Passage as Amended by the House (Y: 33 N: 16 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-04 - House - House Final Passage as Amended by the House (Y: 58 N: 35 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2019-03-04 - Senate - Senate 3rd Reading & Final Passage (Y: 43 N: 5 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-05-07SenateEffective date 7/28/2019.
2019-05-07SenateChapter 279, 2019 Laws.
2019-05-07SenateGovernor signed.
2019-04-25SenateDelivered to Governor.
2019-04-24HouseSpeaker signed.
2019-04-23SenatePresident signed.
2019-04-18SenatePassed final passage; yeas, 33; nays, 16; absent, 0; excused, 0.
2019-04-18SenateSenate concurred in House amendments.
2019-04-04HouseThird reading, passed; yeas, 58; nays, 35; absent, 0; excused, 5.
2019-04-04HousePlaced on third reading.
2019-04-04HouseCommittee recommendations adopted and the bill amended.
2019-04-03HouseRules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
2019-04-01HouseReferred to Rules 2 Review.
2019-03-26HouseMinority; do not pass.
2019-03-26HouseED - Majority; do pass with amendment
2019-03-26HouseExecutive action taken in the House Committee on Education at 3:30 PM.
2019-03-18HousePublic hearing in the House Committee on Education at 1:30 PM.
2019-03-06HouseFirst reading, referred to Education.
2019-03-04SenateThird reading, passed; yeas, 43; nays, 5; absent, 0; excused, 1.
2019-03-04SenateRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2019-03-04Senate1st substitute bill substituted
2019-02-26SenatePlaced on second reading by Rules Committee.
2019-02-20SenatePassed to Rules Committee for second reading.
2019-02-18SenateWM - Majority; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by Early Learning & K-12 Education.
2019-02-18SenateExecutive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM.
2019-02-07SenatePublic hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM.
2019-01-28SenateReferred to Ways & Means.
2019-01-25SenateMinority; do not pass.
2019-01-25SenateAnd refer to Ways & Means.
2019-01-25SenateEDU - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
2019-01-25SenateExecutive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 8:00 AM.
2019-01-18SenatePublic hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 8:00 AM.
2019-01-14SenateFirst reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education.
2018-12-12SenatePrefiled for introduction.

Washington State Sources

Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/5023.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/5023-S.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Passed Legislature/5023-S.PL.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Session Laws/Senate/5023-S.SL.pdf
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=117022&chamber=Senate&actionHistoryDate=03-04-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=5023&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=117022&chamber=House&actionHistoryDate=04-04-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=5023&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=117022&chamber=Senate&actionHistoryDate=04-18-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=5023&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20

Bill Comments