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By Leona Vaughn
WNPA Bureau 

New laws to deal with hairstyles

Arrests at courthouses, domestic worker treatment bills also coming

 

Last updated 3/18/2020 at 11:44am



Several bills poised to become signed into law this session would directly affect many Washington residents.

House Bill 2567, which would outlaw arrests for civil matters at court houses unless there is a warrant issued, passed the house earlier and was approved by the Senate Wednesday, Mar. 4.

When signed into law, the measure will protect undocumented residents by prohibiting warrantless civil arrests within one mile of a court facility.

“This bill is about nothing more or less than the proposition that all residents of our state ought to have access to our courts to seek justice,”...



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