Legislative Action Center

Weekly Call to Action

The 2024 legislative session started on Jan. 8, 2024. Please review the list below, click the links and sign in to support or oppose the bills as indicated.

  • It’s important to take a few minutes to add your name to the lists so builder positions are noted in the official legislative record.
  • Please note: This does not mean you’re signing up to testify; it simply means you support or oppose the bills.
  • You have up to one hour before the hearing date/time to submit your name and stance to the record.
  • If a link is dead, it’s likely after the deadline for submission OR it was removed from the hearing list.
  • You’re representing yourself and/or your company. Please do not put your local association or BIAW in the company field.

Be sure to text “BIAW” to 50457 to sign up for text message action alerts. Save (360) 215-8655 as BIAW in your contact list.

Join our weekly members-only legislative calls by contacting Managing Director of External Affairs Jan Himebaugh.

Review our legislative priorities for 2024.

Monday, February 19

No bills.

Tuesday, February 20

SB 5980 – House Labor at 10:30 am

Concerning the timeline for issuing a citation for a violation of the Washington industrial safety and health act.

SIGN-IN PRO

 

SB 6120 – House Local Government at 10:30 am

Concerning the Wildland Urban Interface Code.

SIGN-IN PRO

Wednesday, February 21

No bills.

Thursday, February 22

HB 2114 – Senate Ways and Means at 1:30 pm

Improving housing stability for tenants subject to the residential landlord-tenant act and the manufactured/mobile home landlord-tenant act by limiting rent and fee increases, requiring notice of rent and fee increases, limiting fees and deposits, establishing a landlord resource center and associated services, authorizing tenant lease termination, creating parity between lease types, and providing for attorney general enforcement.

SIGN-IN CON

Friday, February 23

No bills.