New Law Implementation Guide

When legislative session ends, implementation of the new laws begin. WSHA’s Government Affairs team is hard at work preparing resources to help hospitals understand, prepare and ultimately implement all the new laws.

On this page, you will find a list of the high priority laws passed this legislative session that WSHA is preparing resources and information on. The implementation schedule below identifies the new law, bill number, whether hospital action is required, the resource(s) WSHA is preparing, a timeline for the release of the resources, the effective date of the law, and the WSHA staff who can help address any follow up questions.

This page and the schedule below will be updated regularly, as new resources are released.

See WSHA’s 2020 New Law Implementation Resources Schedule

Recent Publications

Upcoming Publications

This Fall, the Government Affairs teams will issue bulletins on the following new laws:

  • Clean Buildings (HB 1257)
  • Long Term Care Trust Act (HB 1087)
  • Guardianship/supported decision-making (SB 6287)

2019 New Law Implementation Resources


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