LEGInfo provides a wealth of information by and about the Washington State Legislature. Bill history information is updated as it happens; documents are posted as they become available. You have access to the following information.
Bill Information |
Committee Information |
Laws and Agency Rules |
Agendas, Schedules, and Calendars |
Member Information |
Legislative Agency Information |
General Information |
History of the Legislature |
You can obtain information on individual bills by number, by
text search, by accessing reports and tables or subscribing to
Bill information is also available on pages formatted for mobile devices at
Detailed Legislative Reports. For help with legislative documents, reports, and processes, contact the
Legislative Information Center.
The standing and joint committees of the Legislature post contact information, member rosters, agendas, and meeting documents.
- The LEGInfo home page provides a view of the schedule for the selected day and links to committee information and agendas.
- On the
Agendas, Schedules, and Calendars page, LEGInfo provides access to daily and weekly committee meeting schedules. You can also
subscribe to receive e-mail distribution of the agendas and schedules (Listserv).
- Committee Meeting Documents on the individual committee pages and each agenda provide access to the materials used in the committee meetings. Meeting documents become available at the starting time for the meeting.
- For information on testifying at a committee hearing, go to
How to Testify at the Washington State Legislature.
Laws and Agency Rules
Laws and Agency Rules page, the Revised Code of Washington (RCW), the Washington Administrative Code (WAC), the Washington State Register (WSR), and the state Constitution are available via text
search and tables of contents.
Revised Code of Washington is the collection of the state statutes. It is updated in the Fall following the Session and in the Winter following the General Election.
RCW Dispositions are the statutes that have been repealed, decodified, or recodified under another section number. It is updated in the Fall following the Session and in the Winter following the General Election.
Washington Administrative Code is the collection of executive agency rules. It is updated every two weeks.
Washington State Register is the bi-weekly publication of proposed, emergency, and adopted rules. It is updated every two weeks.
- The Session Law Chapter to Bill Table (see
Bill/RCW/Session Law Cross Reference page) relates the bills that have passed the Legislature and been signed by the Governor to the chapter number assigned by the Secretary of State. It is updated as the numbers are assigned.
- The Sections Affected Table (see
Bill/RCW/Session Law Cross Reference > All Cross Reference Tables) provides a list of RCW sections and which Session Law affected that section. The table notes which section of the Session Law affects the RCW and notes the action taken, for example, amend, add, repeal.
state Constitution (including all constitutional amendments) is updated in the Winter following the General Election.
House Rules are updated at the start of each biennium, when the House adopts changes.
Senate Rules are updated at the start of each biennium, when the Senate adopts changes.
- The House and Senate use
Reed's Rules of Parliamentary Procedure for the items not addressed by their operating rules.
- Tables (see
Bill/RCW/Session Law Cross Reference page)
- Bill to RCW
- RCW to Bill
- Sections Affected
Agendas, Schedules, and Calendars
Agendas, Schedules, and Calendars page, LEGInfo provides access to daily and weekly committee meetings, floor session schedules, and events on the Capitol Campus. You can also
subscribe to receive e-mail distribution of the schedules (listserv) or view
schedule information formatted for mobile devices.
- Committee Agendas (available as they are produced)
- Daily Schedules (available each morning)
- Weekly Schedules (available on Thursdays of the week preceding the meeting)
Senate Floor Activity Reports
- Monthly (Interim) Schedules (available as they are produced)
Capitol Campus Activities and Events (goes to Department of Enterprise Service's website)
Session Cutoff Calendar
Each member has two home pages, a LEGInfo home page and a caucus home page. Each member also has a link to an e-mail form. LEGInfo provides rosters as well.
Find Your Legislator lets you enter your street address to identify which legislators represent you.
Senate Member E-mail Services
Senate Member Home Pages
Senate Member Portraits
House and Senate Rosters (committee, district office, and member rosters)
- House and Senate Sponsor Reports
- House Member Voting Records (see the individual member home pages; available in the Summer following the Session)
- Caucus web sites
Legislative Agency Information
In addition to the House and Senate home pages, the Legislative Agencies page provides links to the home pages for legislative agencies.
LEGInfo provides information about visiting the Capitol, participating in the legislative process, contacting your U.S. Representatives and Senators, Civic Education pages, and other information.
History of the Washington State Legislature
Students, historians, and researchers can find a wealth of information about the history of the state, the Legislature, and the buildings and grounds.
You also have access to PDF files of books about the State Legislature.
History of the Washington Legislature 1854-1963, by Don Brazier
History of the Washington Legislature 1965-1982, by Don Brazier
Political Pioneers, The Women Lawmakers
RSS feeds are available for each bill introduced in the Legislature and notification whenever a new bill is added to a bill topic. See
About Washington State Legislature RSS Feeds for more information.