HOUSE BILL 1696
State of Washington
2022 Regular Session
ByRepresentatives Walsh, Sutherland, Chase, Klippert, McCaslin, Graham, McEntire, Chambers, Dufault, Eslick, Kraft, Jacobsen, and Young
Prefiled 12/23/21.Read first time 01/10/22.Referred to Committee on State Government & Tribal Relations.
AN ACT Relating to access to legislative facilities on the capitol campus; and adding a new section to chapter 44.04
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1.
A new section is added to chapter 44.04
RCW to read as follows:
No legislative member of the house of representatives or the senate may be prohibited from accessing the legislative building, including the house and senate floors, the Irving R. Newhouse building, the John A. Cherberg building, and the John L. O'Brien building, except for offices and other areas that are assigned to other members and staff or areas that require a reservation that the member has not made.
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