Governor Inslee has taken action (signed, vetoed, or partial vetoed) on hundreds of bills before him with only a couple left on his plate. The good news is the bills PSE worked on have already been signed and will take effect within the next 90 days. Here is the summary of his actions:
Paraeducators – SB 6388 was signed into law. It takes effect on June 7.
SEBB Improvements – SB 6241 was signed into law. It takes effect on June 7 with a couple emergency clauses that take effect immediately.
McCleary Fix – SB 6362 was signed law with a couple of section vetoes that didn’t directly affect classified employees. It has a variety of effective dates.
2018 Supplemental Budget – SB 6032 was signed into law with a couple of section vetoes that didn’t directly affect classified employees. It has a variety of effective dates.
Pro union bills – HB 2751 (requiring union member dues deduction) & SB 6229 (requiring employers to provide unions access to new employees within 90 days of hire) have both been signed into law. Both are effective on June 7.
Yes there were several hundred other bills that he signed but the bills noted above are the ones which will have the most direct effect on classified employees in the years ahead.