Legislative Information Center


110 Legislative Building (the Domed Capitol Building)
P.O. Box 40500
Olympia, WA 98504-0500

TOLL-FREE HOTLINE:  1-800-562-6000


The Legislative Information Center (LIC) is a service provided by the Washington State Legislature. Our mission is to provide courteous, accurate, and timely information about the Legislature and the legislative process to the citizens of Washington State and the members and staff of the Legislature. To receive automatic emails notifying you when documents are updated, click here (govDELIVERY).

Materials, services, and information provided are outlined below:

The LIC Office and Hotline Operations are open all weekdays, Monday thru Friday.  ​Interim is defined as the time period in which the Legislature is not meeting (outside of legislative sessions).  Regular session runs 105 days in odd-numbered years and 60 days in even-numbered years and begins on the second Monday in January.  Special sessions are convened upon the call of the Governor and run up to 30 days in length. 

Hours of Operation: Office ​Hotline​
During Session ​​7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ​8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

During Interim

​​8:00 a.m. to Noon
1:00 p.m. to 5:00​ p.m.

​​8:00 a.m. to Noon
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


We welcome your comments and suggestions about the Legislature's website and the services we provide.  Please send us your feedback at support@leg.wa.gov.

Documents available on this website are Adobe PDF documents.  You will need the free Adobe Reader software on your computer to view these files.



Watch Classes and Tutorials Online

Understanding the Legislative Process​​ (no captions)​

Understanding the Legislative Process (with captions)​

Comprensión del Proceso Legislativo (con subtítulos)​​​

Navigating the Legislative Website​

​​Advanced Legislative Website Use​

Bill Tracking Tutorial

Legislative Search Tutorial​​

Reasonable Accommodations

If you require an accommodation to testify before a committee or attend a committee meeting, please refer to options on the Legislature's Americans with Disabilities Act Information https://leg.wa.gov/legislature/pages/adainfo.aspx page.


Spoken Language Interpretation

If you require spoken language interpretation to testify before a committee or attend a committee meeting, please contact the ADA Coordinator in advance. The more advance notice you are able to provide, the higher likelihood that your request can be fulfilled.​