HOUSE BILL 1960
State of Washington
2022 Regular Session
ByRepresentatives Klippert, Jacobsen, Eslick, and Graham
Read first time 01/13/22.Referred to Committee on Public Safety.
AN ACT Relating to the housing of inmates in state correctional facilities; and adding a new section to chapter 72.09
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1.
A new section is added to chapter 72.09
RCW to read as follows:
An inmate may not be housed in a correctional facility that primarily houses persons of a different biological sex than that of the inmate if the inmate has previously been convicted of a sex offense as defined in RCW 9.94A.030
against a victim whose biological sex is the same as those persons who are primarily housed in that correctional facility.
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