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2020 Legislative Issues–Please lend your support to the bills described BELOW by contacting your legislators!
#1 HB 2734 ends the tax break Opioid Distributors receive. This could free up $20 million per year for treatment and recovery support services not funded by Medicaid.
#2 HB 2642 would eliminate pre-authorization requirements for detox and residential treatment. This would allow for immediate access to these settings when someone is ready and willing!
#3 HB 2793 automates the process of vacating criminal conviction record once the sentence has been completed. This will make it easier to access housing, employment and other opportunities.
Getting Your Opinions to Your Legislators
Find Your Legislators
To find which legislators represent you, click on the District Finder and enter your address. A list of your Washington State Representatives and Senator will be returned. You can use the District Finder to view your Congressional members as well.
E-mail Your Legislators
If you prefer e-mail, you may use the website’s e-mail forms to send messages to your legislators at any time. From the Member E-mail List page, click your legislator’s name to go to the e-mail form.
Send Bill Comments
If you would like to send a message to your legislators regarding a specific bill, you may use the Bill Comments form accessible from each individual Bill Summary web page. After entering the bill number, click Search, and select Comment on this bill to get started.
Office Addresses and Phone Numbers
Legislator phone numbers and office addresses are available on the individual member pages. Links to the member pages can be found on the House site and the Senate site.
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