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2013 Senate Bill 5077: Making technical corrections to certain gender-based terms
Introduced by Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles (Seattle) (D) on January 17, 2013
Modifies the relevant portions of all existing state law to include only gender-neutral language and references.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce & Labor Committee on January 17, 2013
Substitute offered in the Senate on January 31, 2013
Changes the term "nursery operators" to "nursery dealers".
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on January 31, 2013
Makes gender-specific terms and references gender-neutral in several RCW Titles. For example, references to his are changed to his or her and clergyman is changed to member of the clergy. Titles relating to public service are included and made gender-neutral throughout.
Received in the House on February 10, 2013
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on February 10, 2013
Referred to the House Rules Committee on March 20, 2013
Changes gender-specific terms to gender-neutral terms, and makes a variety of other technical corrections, in numerous Titles of the Revised Code of Washington.
Signed with partial veto by Gov. Jay Inslee on April 22, 2013
To remove a duplicate section.