The resources listed have been gathered to provide quick reference in navigating the Washington State Legislature. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all legislative buildings are closed. Contact the Legislative Information Center for assistance at (360) 786-7573. The 2022 legislative session is scheduled to begin again January 2022.
See all the action and have your voice heard.
Watch gavel to gavel coverage of legislative session on TVW streaming or on Television
Watch TVW Coverage of Senate Sessions
Watch TVW Coverage of House Sessions
Participate by testifying in a committee (Virtually) Get Detailed Instructions
Participate by voicing your opinion on a bill
Know where your bills are / track legislation (video)
Participate by knowing who your legislators are
Citizen’s Guide to Effective Legislative Participation
Find ADA accommodation and information
New to how the Legislature operates? Start here!
- Legislative Process (Video)
- How a Bill Becomes a Law (text)
- Overview of Legislative Process (text)
- Cutoff Calendar: https://leg.wa.gov/legislature/Pages/cutoff.aspx The cutoff calendar shows dates and deadline of significance in the legislative process
- Glossary of Legislative Terms