|SB 5356 - DIGEST|
Creates the Washington state LGBTQ commission in the office of the governor.
Requires the executive director of the commission to: (1) Monitor state legislation and advocate for legislation affecting LGBTQ people;
(2) Work with state agencies to assess programs and policies;
(3) Coordinate with the minority commissions, women's commission, and human rights commission to address issues of mutual concern; and
(4) Work as a liaison between the public and private sector to eliminate barriers to economic and health equity.
Declares that June of each year will be known as LGBTQ pride month.