Washington
HOME | LAWS | ORGANIZATIONS | CASES | LEGISLATION | HEADLINES | COMMON CORE
Washington

April 25, 2006

House Bill 1123: May Require Water Tests of Extension Programs

Author:
Representatives Kenney, Dickerson, McIntire, Morrell, Santos, Cody, Upthegrove, Hasegawa, Moeller, Kagi, Ormsby, Chase, Williams, O'Brien, Green, P. Sullivan, Schual-Berke, Sells, Wallace, B. Sullivan, McDermott

Summary:
This bill would have required the Washington State Board of Health to adopt drinking water quality standards and testing requirements for schools. Approved private schools were included under the definition of "school" in this bill. Therefore, Senate Bill 5029 could have required homeschoolers in an approved private school extension program to have their water tested in a manner to be determined by the Department of Health.

This bill is dead since the legislature closed Sine Die on March 17.

Status:

01/17/2005First reading, referred to Committee on Health Care
02/11/2005Public Hearing in Committee
04/24/2005Regular Session Adjourned
01/09/2006By Resolution, Reintroduced and Retained in Present Status

HSLDA's Position:
This bill was opposed as it is currently written.

Action Requested:
No action is necessary at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text (pdf)    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill Text (html)

Bill History