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State House Rejects Bill on Homelessness [VIDEO]

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One bill that did not pass beyond the Senate during the 2022 Washington State Legislature, was Engrossed

The bill will motivate people to camp on the side of the road…”- Sen. Fortunato

Second Substitute Senate Bill 5662, which would have created intergovernmental coordination to address transitioning persons encamped on state public rights of way to permanent housing solutions.

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The bill passed the Senate, 36-12 on February 14, made it through House Committee hearings, but did not make it to the House Floor in time for a vote during the 2022 Washington State Legislative Session, despite the fact that both the Senate and House are controlled by the same majority party.

Read more about E2SSB 5662.

 

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