State Legislative Advocacy

We advocate for positive changes that improve Washington State’s response to domestic violence. We do this through tracking bills, lobbying in Olympia, and informing and mobilizing our membership to take action on important policy and budget issues.

Stay up to date on our priorities and events by signing up for our action alerts!

2018 Legislative Session

The 2018 Washington State Legislative Session concluded on March 8, 2018. Below you will find resources discussing our work during the 2018 session.

An archived recording of our 2018 Legislative Wrap-Up Webinar is now available! This webinar is a summary of the bills we were tracking and advocating on this session. This resource includes the webinar slides as well as a summary of legislative questions and answers from the 2018 session.

WSCADV’s 2018 Legislative Agenda is an overview of the legislative proposals we identify and prioritize at the outset of each session.


2017 Legislative Session

Our 2017 Legislative Wrap-Up Webinar is archived online if you missed it live.

Our 2017 Legislative Session Summary document is available.



Wondering how laws are made in Washington State? Watch our short video, Ms. RCW: