Paid Sick and Safe Days bill passes House committee

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Rep. Ross Hunter (left) brought the bill to a vote. Rep. Laurie Jinkins is the prime sponsor of Paid Sick and Safe Days

Last night around midnight, House Bill 1313 – the Paid Sick and Safe Days bill – was added to the executive agenda of the Washington state House Appropriations Committee.

Just this morning, the House Appropriations Committee passed HB 1313 by a vote of 18 – 13. The bill’s prime sponsor is Representative Laurie Jinkins. It was brought to a vote by Appropriation Committee chair Representative Ross Hunter.

Congratulations to the Washington Work and Family Coalition for bringing the bill this far.

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