The Senate Law and Justice Committee considers a wide variety of subjects relating to civil and criminal law, including issues involving public safety, law enforcement, and sentencing. Civil law topics include commercial law, probate, firearms, eminent domain, Consumer Protection Act remedies and processes. The committee also oversees family law issues such as marriage, child support and adoption.
(Please note: This general description should not be considered the definitive listing of issues considered by this committee.)
Committee Schedules, Agendas, and Documents
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Reports and Publications
2019 Overview of Washington State Firearms Laws
2021 Committee Rules
Recent Reports and Publications
Archived Reports and Publications
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