Legislative Policies and Processes
While the Washington State Legislature meets only a few months each year, the legislative process is a year-round endeavor. Read an overview of our legislative process or get all the details on the WSBA Legislative Process Roadmap, which outlines the process for those Sections and Committees that seek to solve a statutory problem whose solution lies with the legislature.
The information below outlines policy and process considerations the WSBA legislative team and others are guided by each legislative session.
GR12c Analytical StatementThis memorandum guides decisions about when WSBA weighs in on legislative matters.
Legislative Action GuidelinesDetails about when WSBA entities may participate in the legislative process (examples).
How a Bill Becomes a LawTrack a bill from beginning to end in the Washington State Legislature.
Legislation and Court Rule Comment PolicyThis policy governs Section, Committee, Division or Council comment on court rules and legislation.
Status and summaries of our legislative activity
Kathryn LeathersLegislative Liaison360-259-2044 | kathrynL@wsba.org
Gwen LloydLegislative Assistant360-943-9977 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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