Legislative Resources

2022 Legislative Session

The 2022 Legislative Session began January 10, 2022. The Washington Fire Marshals Legislative Committee established our “Top Goals” for the 2022 session, which were assembled by the Legislative Committee based on membership feedback. In addition, you will see bills we are following for 2022 begin to be added to the bill tracker as the session starts. 

  • Smoke Control Systems and Dampers – Updates to HB2701 and rcw 19.27.700-740
    • WSAFM is leading legislative effort on behalf of broad coalition of statewide stakeholders to improve code added in 2019 related to installing and maintaining these important fire protection systems.  
    • The coalition included workers, unions, trades, contractors, building owners, technical colleges, NFPA and many local fire departments.
    • See HB 1971 and the WSAFM Position Paper
  • Fireworks Support legislative efforts on Fireworks prohibitions SHB 1059
  • State FMO Protect key programs and funding within the State Fire Marshal’s Office

·         Bill Tracker Please see this list of bills that WSAFM is monitoring.

Legislative Weekly Status Report 2022

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