Washington Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Washington State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

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Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Position Status Title
WA SB 5836 2022-03-10 WATCH Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Requires COVID-19 vaccine administrators to provide information on potential adverse reactions to patients in writing
WA HB 1968 2022-03-10 WATCH Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Allows local schools/daycare centers to establish their own required vaccines
WA SB 5777 2022-03-10 WATCH Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Allows public/private schools to decide whether to require COVID-19 vaccination, if the state board of health adds it to the required vaccine list
WA HB 1305 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Protects individual rights to make health decisions, including vaccination
WA SB 5864 2022-03-10 WATCH Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Allows employees fired for not receiving COVID-19 vaccine to collect unemployment, carves out health care workers
WA SB 5683 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Prohibits governmental entities from requiring proof of vaccination to access public places
WA HB 1065 2022-03-10 WATCH Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Prevents government/private entities from requiring epidemic vaccines unless several conditions met
WA HB 1570 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Prohibits state and local governments from requiring COVID-19 Vaccines to access public places
WA HB 1720 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 vaccine mandates
WA HB 1006 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Allows Washington residents to decline immunization or vaccination based on religion or conscience
WA HB 1695 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Prohibits the legislature from discriminating against its members based on vaccine status
WA SB 5680 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Restores employment to workers who lost their jobs due to governor's COVID vaccine mandate
WA SB 5682 2022-03-10 WATCH Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Limits COVID-19 vaccine mandates; allows school COVID-19 vaccine mandates with exemption process
WA SB 5681 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Requires employers who mandate COVID-19 vaccines to accept proof of natural immunity
WA HB 1680 2022-03-10 SUPPORT Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Prohibits treating naturally immune to COVID-19 differently than those who are vaccinated
WA SB 5144 2021-03-10 SUPPORT Died, failed to get a hearing, session ended 3/10/2022 Prohibits the state, employers, schools & public places from requiring COVID Vaccines

Announcements

The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!