Olympia Indivisible Action: Comment on Important Bills

This action is from Olympia Indivisible’s weekly Call to Action.  Be sure to go to their website for more on the actions, upcoming events and for their latest Research Report.  Also find them on Facebook.

To comment, click the bill links below for each of these bills. It’s fast, easy and IMPORTANT!  As you know, we are now working on state issues and elections. This State legislative session is only 60 days, so don’t wait to act. OI Member Madeline Bishop has sent us these links!


WHEN: 1/22/18 Monday 10:00 AM on HB 6105
BILL SB 6105 Enacting the reproductive health access for all act. This bill authorizes a program to reimburse the cost of medically appropriate services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures for individuals who can become pregnant and who would be eligible for medical assistance if not for Federal laws.
POSITION: Support per LWV
LOCATION: Jan 22 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care at 10:00 AM (Subject to change) Cherberg Building  Senate Hearing Rm 1

WHEN: 1/23/18 Tuesday 3:30 PM on SB 5110
SB 5110, preregistration, would allow for 16 and 17-year-olds to preregister to vote at any location where voter registration occurs or through electronic means. The registration would not become effective until they turn 18.
POSITION: Support per LWV
LOCATION: Jan 23 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM (Subject to change). Cherberg Building  Senate Hearing Rm 1

WHEN: 1/24/18 Wednesday 8:00 AM on SB6246, SJR8213
BILL SB 6246 , Providing for approval of school district bonds by fifty-five percent of the voters voting.
SJR 8213 Amending the Constitution to allow at least fifty-five percent of voters voting to authorize school district bonds.
School bonds face too high of a bar to gain approval.
POSITION: Support
LOCATION Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections at 8:00 AM (Subject to change). Cherberg Building  Senate Hearing Rm 2.