Health Impact Reviews

2022

2022-01 - 2SHB 1412 - Concerning legal financial obligations
Requested by: Representative Simmons
Completed Date:
Notes:

Prior to completing the review, Representative Simmons requested that we complete the Health Impact Review on Proposed 3SHB 1412.

2022-02 - SB 5551 - Concerning Medicaid coverage for HIV antiviral drugs
Requested by: Senator Randall
Completed Date:
2022-03 - SB 5622 - Modifying the operation of motorcycles on roadways laned for traffic
Requested by: Senator Liias
Completed Date:
2022-04 - HB 1684 - Concerning public health and fluoridation of drinking water
Requested by: Representative Pollet
Completed Date:
Notes:

Prior to completing the review, Representative Pollet requested that we complete the Health Impact Review on the Substitute version of the bill.

2022-05 - ESHB 1852 - Concerning language requirements for prescription drug labels.
Requested by: Representative Thai
Completed Date:
2022-06 - SB 5982 - Concerning alcohol concentration
Requested by: Senator Liias
Completed Date: N/A

2021

2020-15 - S-6720.1/20 - Concerning the jurisdiction of juvenile court
Requested by: Senator Darneille
Completed Date:
2021-01 - SB 5068 - Improving maternal health outcomes by extending coverage during the postpartum period
Requested by: Senator Randall
Completed Date:
Notes:

The original Health Impact Review request was on SSB 6128 (2020 Legislative Session), Extending coverage during the postpartum period. Prior to the completion of the HIR, the proposal was prefiled and assigned a bill number. The final HIR is of SB 5068.

2021-02 - HB 1047 - Requiring coverage for hearing instruments for children and adolescents
Requested by: Representative Wicks
Completed Date:
Notes:

The HIR on HB 1047 was updated on January 21, 2021 to reflect current bill language and sponsorship.

2021-03 - HB 1191 - Ensuring equity in health coverage
Requested by: Representative Thai
Completed Date:
Notes:

After submitting the Health Impact Review request for H.0290.1, the request was scoped to assess only provisions outlined in Section 2. Prior to completion of the HIR, the proposal was prefiled and assigned a bill number. The final HIR is of provisions related to Section 2 of HB 1191.

2021-04 - SB 5122 - Concerning the jurisdiction of juvenile court
Requested by: Senator Darneille
Completed Date:
Notes:

The HIR on SB 5122 was updated on January 21, 2021 to resolve a data discrepancy. 

2021-05 - SB 5309 - Providing a sales and use tax exemption for adult and baby diapers
Requested by: Senator Rivers
Completed Date:
2021-06 - SB 5313 - Concerning health insurance discrimination
Requested by: Senator Liias
Completed Date:
2021-07 - HB 1342 - Eliminating lunch copays for students who qualify for reduced-price lunches
Requested by: Representative Berg
Completed Date:
2021-08 - SB 5371 - Funding public health services and health equity initiatives through a statewide sweetened beverage tax
Requested by: Senator Robinson
Completed Date:
2021-09 - HB 1312 - Concerning solitary confinement
Requested by: Representative Peterson
Completed Date:
Notes:

Prior to beginning work on this review, the request was moved to the 2021 interim. The HIR on HB 1312 was updated on September 9, 2021 to include newly released data from Department of Corrections. 

2021-10 - SB 5160 - Addressing landlord-tenant relations by providing certain tenant protections during and after public health emergencies, providing for legal representation in eviction cases, and authorizing landlord access to state rental assistance programs
Requested by: Senator Kuderer
Completed Date:
2021-11 - HB 1513 - Improving environmental health by reducing carbon emissions through increasing climate resilience and mitigating the effects of climate change by levying a carbon pollution tax, authorizing a climate finance bond program, and investing in clean economic growth
Requested by: Representative Santos
Completed Date:
2021-12 - HB 1550 - Concerning methods to prevent nicotine addiction
Requested by: Representative Pollet
Completed Date:
Notes:

Prior to completing the HIR, Representative Pollet requested that the review use a tax rate of 33% as proposed in 1550 AMH FIN HARA 287. The proposed amendment changes the vapor products tax rate from 45% (as proposed in the original bill) to 33%. The amendment was proposed, but not yet adopted, at the time this HIR was completed.

2021-13 - SB 5464 - Requiring the option of in-person learning unless prohibited by the governor, secretary of health, or a local health officer
Requested by: Senator L. Wilson
Completed Date:

2020

2020-01 - HB 1932 - Concerning vapor products
Requested by: Representative Pollet
Completed Date:
2020-02 - SHB 1551 - An act relating to modernizing the control of certain communicable diseases
Requested by: Senator Liias
Completed Date:
2020-03 - HB 2387 - Limiting the exposure of public school students and school personnel to diesel emissions from school bus engines.
Requested by: Representative Kilduff
Completed Date:
Notes:

The original Health Impact Review request was on H-3400.2/20 2nd Draft. Prior to the completion of the HIR, the proposal was assigned a bill number. The final HIR is of House Bill 2387.

2020-04 - HB 2410- Requiring coverage for hearing instruments for children and adolescents
Requested by: Representative Kilduff
Completed Date:
Notes:

The original Health Impact Review request was on draft bill H-3483.1/20. Prior to the completion of the HIR, Representative Kilduff requested that Board of Health staff review the second draft of the bill (H-3483.2/20) rather than the first draft. Once the bill was introduced, the HIR was updated with the final bill number and sponsors.

2020-05 - HB 1697 - Concerning health coverage for young adults
Requested by: Representative Macri
Completed Date:
2020-06 - SB 5814 - Concerning health coverage for young adults
Requested by: Senator Nguyen
Completed Date:
2020-07 - SB 6128 - Extending coverage during the postpartum period
Requested by: Senator Randall
Completed Date:
Notes:

The original Health Impact Review request was on S-5088.3. Prior to the completion of the HIR, the proposal was assigned a bill number. The final HIR is of Senate Bill 6128.

2020-08 - ESSB 5395 - Concerning comprehensive sexual health education
Requested by: Senator C. Wilson
Completed Date:
2020-09 - HB 2480 - Providing a sales and use tax exemption for diapers and diaper services
Requested by: Representative Robinson
Completed Date:
2020-10 - HB 2454 - Protecting public health and safety by enhancing the regulation of vapor products
Requested by: Representative Pollet
Completed Date:
2020-11 - SB 6254 - Protecting public health and safety by enhancing the regulation of vapor products
Requested by: Senator Kuderer
Completed Date:
2020-12 - HB 2381 - Extending coverage during the postpartum period
Requested by: Representative Stonier
Completed Date:
2020-13 - SB 5147 - Providing tax relief to females by exempting feminine hygiene products from retail sales and use tax
Requested by: Senator L. Wilson
Completed Date:
2020-14 - SSB 6406 - Relating to firearm theft
Requested by: Senator Dhingra
Completed Date:

2019

2018-14 - SB 6406 - Restoring the fair treatment of underserved groups in public employment, education, and contracting
Requested by: Senator Hasegawa (on behalf of the Senate MOC)
Completed Date:
2019-01 - SB 5057 - Protecting youth from tobacco products and vapor products by increasing the minimum legal age of sale of tobacco and vapor products.
Requested by: Senator Kuderer
Completed Date:
2019-02 - HB 1074 - Protecting youth from tobacco products and vapor products by increasing the minimum legal age of sale of tobacco and vapor products.
Requested by: Representative Harris
Completed Date:
2019-03 - SB 5139 - Concerning daylight saving time in Washington State
Requested by: Senator Honeyford
Completed Date:
2019-04 - SB 5140 - Concerning uniform standard time of Washington State
Requested by: Senator Honeyford
Completed Date:
2019-05 - SB 5250 - Concerning permanent daylight saving time in Washington State
Requested by: Senator Mullet
Completed Date:
2019-06 - HB 1196 - Allowing for year round observation of daylight saving time
Requested by: Representative Riccelli
Completed Date:
2019-07 - HB 1256 - Increasing monetary penalties for the unlawful use of a personal electronic device while driving a motor vehicle in a school, playground, or crosswalk speed zone.
Requested by: Representative Lovick
Completed Date:
2019-08 - SB 5428 - Concerning veterans' mental health services at institutions of higher education.
Requested by: Senator L. Wilson
Completed Date:
2019-09 - HB 1716 - Concerning veterans' mental health services at institutions of higher education.
Requested by: Representative Volz
Completed Date:
2019-10 - HB 1382 - Increasing access to emergency assistance for victims by providing immunity from prosecution for prostitution offenses in some circumstances.
Requested by: Representative Pellicciotti
Completed Date:
2019-11 - HB 1523 - Increasing the availability of quality, affordable health coverage in the individual market
Requested by: Governor Inslee
Completed Date:
Notes:

Prior to the completion of the HIR, a substitute bill was adopted by the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness. Governor Inslee requested that Board of Health staff review the substitute rather than the original bill.

2019-12 - SB 5526 - Increasing the availability of quality, affordable health coverage in the individual market
Requested by: Governor Inslee
Completed Date:
2019-13 - HB 1892 - Relating to eliminating lunch co-pays for students who qualify for reduced-priced lunches.
Requested by: Representative Morgan
Completed Date:
2019-14 - HB 1728 - Preventing the sexual harassment and sexual assault of certain isolated workers.
Requested by: Representative Frame
Completed Date:
2019-15 - SB 5258 - Preventing the sexual harassment and sexual assault of certain isolated workers.
Requested by: Senator Keiser
Completed Date:
2019-16 - I-1000 - Concerning diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Requested by: Representative Santos
Completed Date:
2019-17 - SB 5774 - Relieving student debt
Requested by: Senator Liias
Completed Date:
2019-18 - SSB 5889 - Concerning insurance communications confidentiality
Requested by: Senator Dhingra
Completed Date:
2019-19 - ESSB 5395 - Concerning comprehensive sexual health education
Requested by: Senator C. Wilson
Completed Date:

2018

2017-18 - SB 5722 - Restricting the practice of conversion therapy
Requested by: Senator Liias
Completed Date:
2018-01 - SB 6003 - Concerning Breakfast after the Bell programs in certain schools
Requested by: Senator Wellman
Completed Date:
2018-02 - SB 6048 - Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made
Requested by: Senator Kuderer
Completed Date:
2018-03 - HB 2481 - Changing driving a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked license provisions.
Requested by: Representative Graves
Completed Date:
2018-04 - HB 2287 - Establishing a criminal justice system diversion center pilot project
Requested by: Representative Hayes
Completed Date:
Notes:

Prior to the completion of the HIR, a substitute bill was adopted by the House Committee on Public Safety. Representative Hayes requested that Board of Health staff review the substitute bill rather than the original bill

2018-05 - HB 2489 - Concerning opioid use disorder treatment, prevention, and related services.
Requested by: Governor Inslee
Completed Date:
2018-06 - SB 6150 - Concerning opioid use disorder treatment, prevention, and related services.
Requested by: Governor Inslee
Completed Date:
2018-07 - HB 1655 - An act relating to providing industrial insurance coverage for stress-caused mental disorders and disabilities of members of law enforcement officers’ and firefighters’ retirement system.
Requested by: Representative Lovick
Completed Date:
Notes:

Representative Lovick requested that Board of Health staff review the substitute bill rather than the original bill.

2018-08 - SB 6060 - Establishing a criminal justice system diversion center pilot project
Requested by: Senator Palumbo
Completed Date:
2018-09 - SB 6189 - Changing driving a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked driver’s license provisions
Requested by: Senator Fain
Completed Date:
2018-10 - SB 5155 - Concerning suspension and expulsion of kindergarten and early elementary school students
Requested by: Senator Billig
Completed Date:
Notes:

Prior to completion of the HIR, Senator Billig moved the requested completion date to 3/8/2018

2018-11 - HB 2767 - Concerning suspension and expulsion of students including kindergarten and early elementary school students
Requested by: Representative Ortiz-Self
Completed Date:
Notes:

Prior to the completion of the HIR, this request was withdrawn by Representative Ortiz-Self.

2018-12 - SB 6529 - Protecting agricultural workers and community members from pesticides
Requested by: Senator Saldana
Completed Date:
Notes:

At the request of Washington State Department of Health, we compiled additional resources we learned about during the HIR related to improving pesticide application safety for the Pesticide Application Safety Work Group (established by 2ESSB 6529). View the resources.

2018-13 - SB 5025 - Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made
Requested by: Senator Miloscia
Completed Date:

2017

2016-06 - HB 2986 - Concerning health care for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association
Requested by: Representative Santos
Completed Date:
2016-07 - SB 5713 - Concerning legal financial obligations
Requested by: Senator Hasegawa
Completed Date:
2016-08 - SB 5343 - Concerning parking impact mitigation from regional transit authority facility construction
Requested by: Senator Hasegawa
Completed Date:
2016-09 - HB 2964 - Eliminating lunch copays for students who qualify for reduced-price lunches.
Requested by: Representative Gregerson
Completed Date:
2017-01 - HB 1116 - Implementing family and medical leave insurance
Requested by: Representative Robinson
Completed Date:
2017-02 - SB 5032 - Implementing family and medical leave insurance
Requested by: Senator Keiser
Completed Date:
2017-03 - HB 1054 - Concerning age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made.
Requested by: Representative Harris
Completed Date:
2017-04 - SB 5025 - Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made.
Requested by: Senator Miloscia
Completed Date:
2017-05 - S 0746.1 - Prohibiting homework in elementary
Requested by: Senator Liias
Completed Date:
2017-06 - HB 1291 - Concerning health care for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association
Requested by: Representative Santos
Completed Date:
Notes:

This request only requires an update to a previous Health Impact Review conducted of HB 2986 (2015-2016) and therefore has a short turn-around time.

2017-07 - HB 1508 - Promoting student health and readiness through meal and nutrition programs
Requested by: Representative Stonier
Completed Date:
2017-08 - HB 1743 - Addressing confinement in juvenile rehabilitation facilities for juveniles convicted in adult court
Requested by: Representative Stambaugh
Completed Date:
2017-09 - HB 1783 - Concerning legal financial obligations
Requested by: Representative Holy
Completed Date:
Notes:

This request only requires an update to a previous Health Impact Review conducted of SB 5713 (2015-2016) and therefore had a short turn-around time.

2017-10 - SB 5329 - Exempting the State of Washington from daylight saving time and implementing year-round Pacific Standard Time.
Requested by: Senator Honeyford
Completed Date:
2017-11 - SB 5525 - Concerning veterans' mental health services at institutions of higher education
Requested by: Senator Wilson
Completed Date:
2017-12 - SB 5683 - Concerning health care for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association
Requested by: Senator Saldana
Completed Date:
Notes:

This request only requires an update to a previous Health Impact Review conducted of HB 1291 (2017-2018) and therefore has a short turn-around time.

2017-13 - SB 5289 - Modifying the infraction of and penalties for distracted driving
Requested by: Senator Rivers
Completed Date:
Notes:

Prior to the completion of the HIR a substitute bill was adopted by the Senate Committee on Transportation. Senator Rivers requested that Board of Health staff review the substitute bill rather than the original bill.

2017-14 - HB 1299 - Including cattle feedlots implementing best management practices within statutory exemption for odor or fugitive dust caused by agriculture activity.
Requested by: Representative Robinson
Completed Date:
Notes:

Prior to the completion of the HIR a substitute bill was adopted by the House Committee on Environment. Representative Robinson requested that Board of Health staff review the substitute bill rather than the original bill.

2017-15 - HB 1737 - Concerning veterans mental health services at institutions of higher education
Requested by: Representative Volz
Completed Date:
2017-16 - SB 5695 - Concerning the development of a juvenile special sex offender disposition alternative treatment court.
Requested by: Senator Darneille
Completed Date:
2017-17 - HB 2169 - Implementing year-round Pacific Standard Time
Requested by: Representative Shea
Completed Date:

2016

2015-10 - SB 5459 - Implementing family and medical leave insurance
Requested by: Senator Keiser
Completed Date:
2015-12 - SHB 1458 - Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made
Requested by: Representative Orwall
Completed Date:
2015-13 - HB 1080 - Restoring funding to the health professional loan repayment and scholarship program fund
Requested by: Representative Harris
Completed Date: N/A
Notes:

This request was withdrawn in response to the Health Professional Loan Repayment and Scholarship Program Fund being refunded in the 2015-2017 operating budget.

2016-01 - HB 2307 - Providing reasonable accommodations in the workplace for pregnant women
Requested by: Representative Farrell
Completed Date:
Notes:

Midway through the completion of the HIR a substitute bill was adopted by the House Committee on Labor & Workplace Standards. Representative Farrell requested that Board of Health staff review the substitute bill rather than the original bill.

2016-02 - HB 1865 - Concerning visual screening in schools
Requested by: Representative Magendanz
Completed Date:
2016-03 - HB 2313 - Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made

Requested by: Representative Orwall
Completed Date:
Notes:

This request only required an update to a previous Health Impact Review conducted of SHB 1458 (2015-2016) and therefore had a very short turn-around time.

2016-04 - SB 6149 - Providing reasonable accommodation in the workplace for pregnant women
Requested by: Senator Keiser
Completed Date:
Notes:

This request only required an update to a previous Health Impact Review conducted of SHB 2307 (2015-2016) and therefore had a very short turn-around time.

2016-05 - HB 2969 - Concerning vapor product taxation
Requested by: Representative Harris
Completed Date:

2015

2014-06 - SSB 6554 - Providing life alert services
Requested by: Senator Ranker
Completed Date:
2014-08 - HB 2321 Concerning Mid-level Dental Professionals
Requested by: Representative Cody
Completed Date:
Notes:

Review was granted a seven day due date extension from 10/30 to 11/06/14.

2015-01 - HB 1295 - Concerning breakfast after the bell programs
Requested by: Representative Hudgins
Completed Date:
2015-02 - HB 1671 - Increasing access to opioid antagonists to prevent opioid-related overdose deaths.
Requested by: Representative Walkinshaw
Completed Date:
2015-03 - HB 1449 - Concerning oil transportation safety
Requested by: Representative Farrell
Completed Date:
Notes:

Because Board of Health staff were conducting multiple HIRs at the time of this request, Representative Farrell requested a completion date that would provide staff with more than 10 days to complete the review.

2015-04 - SB 5346 - Providing first responders with contact information for subscribers of life alert services during an emergency
Requested by: Senator Ranker
Completed Date:
Notes:

This request only required an update to a previous health impact review conducted of SB 6554 (2013-2014) and therefore had a very short turn-around time.

2015-05 - SB 5870 - Prohibiting the use of aversion therapy treatment of minors
Requested by: Senator Liias
Completed Date:
2015-06 - HB 1674 - Allowing youthful offenders who complete their confinement terms prior to age twenty-one equal access to a full continuum of rehabilitative and reentry services
Requested by: Representative Pettigrew
Completed Date:
2015-07 - SB 6029 (Sections 7 & 8 only) - Establishing a living wage
Requested by: Senator Miloscia
Completed Date:
2015-08 - HB 1356 - Establishing minimum standards for sick and safe leave from employment
Requested by: Representative Jinkins
Completed Date:
2015-09 - H-0915.3/15 3rd draft - Concerning commercial janitorial services
Requested by: Representative Gregerson
Completed Date:
Notes:

The intent of this draft bill is to provide workload standards that will help protect the health and safety of workers providing commercial janitorial services.

2015-11 - Funding the 2015-2017 Individual Provider Home Care Contract
Requested by: Representative Moscoso
Completed Date:
Notes:

This request is to review the health and health equity impacts of funding two specific components of the Individual Provider Home Care Contract: the wage and retirement provisions.

2014

2013-01 - SHB 1680 - Relating to implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap
Requested by: Representative Santos
Completed Date:
2014-01 - SB 6170 - Concerning cultural competency education for health care professionals.
Requested by: Senator Keiser
Completed Date:
2014-02 - SSB 6439 - Concerning preventing harassment, intimidation, and bullying in public schools.
Requested by: Senator Liias
Completed Date:
Notes:

Because Board of Health staff were conducting multiple HIRs at the same time of this request, Senator Liias requested a completion date that would provide staff with more than 10 days to complete the review.

 

Midway through the completion of the HIR a substitute bill was adopted by the Senate Committee on Early Learning and K-12 Education. Senator Liias requested that Board of Health staff review the substitute bill rather than the original bill. 

 

2014-03 - HB 2451 - Restricting the practice of sexual orientation change efforts.
Requested by: Senator Liias
Completed Date:
2014-04 - Community Health Centers Capital Budget Request
Requested by: Representative Ryu
Completed Date:
2014-05 - SB5571 - Increasing public awareness of mental health illness and its consequences
Requested by: Senator McAuliffe
Completed Date:
2014-07 - Amendment #910 to E2SSB 6552
Requested by: Representative Santos
Completed Date: N/A
Notes:

This request has been withdrawn