Tiffany Hill Act wins final approval from Legislature OLYMPIA… Another unanimous vote by the state Senate this afternoon brought the final approval of the Tiffany Hill Act. Named for the 35-year-old mother of three who was murdered by her estranged husband Nov. 26 in Clark County, the law created by Senate Bill 5149 will promote the real-time electronic... Read More...
In the News: Washington House unanimously approves Tiffany Hill Act The Columbian, Vancouver A bill to provide electronic monitoring and real-time victim notification is close to becoming state law, three months after a Vancouver woman was killed by her estranged husband. The Washington House voted 96-0 Wednesday to approve Senate Bill 5149, named “The Tiffany Hill Act.” The former Marine sergeant... Read More...
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...
Tiffany Hill Act flies through House committee OLYMPIA… Today the Tiffany Hill Act continued its move through the state Legislature with a committee endorsement so quick that it caught the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Lynda Wilson, off guard. With exactly three weeks left in the 2020 legislative session, the next stop for Senate Bill 5149 is the House... Read More...
Wilson wins Senate approval for enhanced ‘business bill of rights’ OLYMPIA… For the second time in four years the state Senate has backed Sen. Lynda Wilson’s effort to help Washington employers keep clear of regulatory issues by improving how they interface with state-government agencies. Senate Bill 6408, approved today, is a sequel to Wilson’s 2017 legislation that created a “bill... Read More...
On the Air: A look at proposed gun laws The Seattle Channel City Inside/Out Feb. 14, 2020 Click on the image to view The Seattle Channel’s look at firearm-related legislation proposed in the state Legislature this year, including my legislation (SB 6406) to get tougher on crimes involving stolen guns.   Read More...
In the News: End the discriminatory tampon tax in Washington The Seattle Times Feb. 13, 2020 Click on the link to read a strong endorsement of my SB 5147, from the vice president of the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law: https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/end-the-discriminatory-tampon-tax-in-washington-state/   Read More...