Lynnwood Today Daily Legislative Report: April 16, 2021 – Health care law updates

Lynnwood Today presents The Daily Legislative Report, covering the 2021 Washington State Legislature. Senate lawmakers debated concurrence on House amendments to Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5370, updating the mental health advance directive laws for the state. Senators concurred with the state House Representatives, 46-2, moving the bill to the Governor’s office, for an opportunity to be signed into law. Senators also concurred with the House amendments to Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5229, concerning health equity continuing education for health care professionals, by a vote of 33-15, sending the legislation to the Governor’s office for an opportunity to be signed into law.

For more information on Senate Bill 5370 – https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5370&Initiative=false&Year=2021

For more information on Senate Bill 5229 – https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5229&Initiative=false&Year=2021

For more complete information on any legislation, including sponsors, a synopsis, and fiscal note, visit the Washington State Legislature’s bill information webpage:
https://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo

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