ICSEW BILL ALERT HB 2759: Establishing the Washington State Women’s Commission.
Current Status from leg.wa.gov:
*Feb 3 Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM in anticipation of other legislative action* (Accessed on 2/2/2018)
Legislative Hotline: 1.800.562.6000
Why does this bill matter to you?
For individuals interested in a Washington state women’s commission.
Creates the Washington state women’s commission in the office of the governor. Requires the director of the commission to:
- Monitor state legislation and advocate for legislation affecting women;
- Work with state agencies to assess programs and policies that affect women;
- Coordinate with the minority commissions and human rights commission to address issues of mutual concern; and
- Work as a liaison between the public and private sector to eliminate barriers to women’s economic equity.
The Interagency Committee of State Employed Women (ICSEW) Legislative and Policy Subcommittee is providing the following Bill Alert as a service to inform state employees on bills that impact us. ICSEW asks that employees remember to share their opinion in an ethical way, on their own time, and using their own phone, computer, or device.
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