Crime

House unanimously passes Tiffany Hill Act OLYMPIA… Today the state House of Representatives joined the Senate in unanimously approving the Tiffany Hill Act, which will help victims of domestic violence and similar crimes to protect themselves. The bill’s prime sponsor, Sen. Lynda Wilson, said once a minor change made by the House is confirmed by the... Read More...
E-Newsletter: Is the Tiffany Hill Act in trouble? February 28, 2020 Hello Friends and Neighbors, The Tiffany Hill Act received a very warm reception at its first stop in the House of Representatives, but there is now concern that the bill may hit a roadblock. Please read on for the details and how you can help. This legislative... Read More...
Senate unanimously approves Tiffany Hill Act The Tiffany Hill Act is on its way to the state House of Representatives following a unanimous vote today by the state Senate. Sen. Lynda Wilson says there’s a new reason to believe the measure will become law in 2020, on its third try: the compelling story of the Vancouver... Read More...
Tiffany Hill Act wins Senate committee’s endorsement The Tiffany Hill Act has won its first vote in the state Senate. Introduced by Sen. Lynda Wilson and named for the former Marine sergeant and Vancouver mother of three who was slain by her estranged husband in November, the bill today received a unanimous recommendation from the Senate Law... Read More...
E-NEWSLETTER: I’ve got good news and bad news… Dear Friends and Neighbors, Let’s start with the good news… Eight of the nine bills I prime-sponsored this session have survived cutoff, and two of them were unanimously passed by the Senate today. SB 5213 is a “good little bill” that would allow Limited License Legal Technicians to be fairly... Read More...
Sen. Wilson gives floor speech
Senate passes Wilson bills that aid domestic-violence victims The Washington State Senate on Friday unanimously approved two bills prime-sponsored by Sen. Lynda Wilson that aim to help domestic-violence victims. Senate Bill 6292 would use modern advances in technology to allow domestic-violence victims to receive real-time notification when their perpetrators are nearby so they have time to leave or... Read More...
Sen. Wilson testifies on SB 6293
Wilson measure targets vehicle-license fraud in Clark County Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver, has introduced legislation to tackle the pervasive vehicle-license fraud problem in Clark County. The Washington State Patrol estimates there are over 20,000 vehicles in Clark County alone that are illegally licensed in Oregon or other states, causing the state to lose out on over $16 million... Read More...