Update to Volk v. DeMeerleer: Amendment SB5800


Today, SB 5800 – Duty to Warn/Support Access to Mental Health, had a 3rd Reading & Final Passage by the Senate.

Yeas: 33 Nays: 16 Absent: 0 Excused: 0

Voting Yea: Senators Angel, Bailey, Baumgartner, Becker, Billig, Braun, Brown, Carlyle, Chase, Darneille, Ericksen, Fain, Fortunato, Hawkins, Hobbs, Honeyford, King, Mullet, O`Ban, Palumbo, Pearson, Ranker, Rivers, Rolfes, Rossi, Schoesler, Sheldon, Short, Takko, Walsh, Warnick, Wilson, Zeiger

Voting Nay: Senators Cleveland, Conway, Frockt, Hasegawa, Hunt, Keiser, Kuderer, Liias, McCoy, Miloscia, Nelson, Padden, Pedersen, Saldaña, Van De Wege, Wellman

Thank you everyone who called their Senator and urged them to vote yes. The next step is for the House to vote on the bill.

For background info on Duty to Warn and the Volk Case, please see our article on our newsblog. http://wapsych-news.org/volk-v-demeerleer-an-explanation-o…/

Read details of the SB 5800 amendment at this link: http://wapsych-news.org/…/03/SB-5800amendment-summary.0307.…