The Odessa Record -

By Madeline Coats
WNPA Olympia News Bureau 

Lawmakers seek solution to state's homeless crisis

• Bill would allow homeless people to survive in public without fear of obstruction • Law prohibits discrimination based on housing status

 
Series: Letter to the Editor | Story 9

Last updated 2/18/2019 at 2:03pm



• Bill would allow homeless people to survive in public without fear of obstruction

• Law prohibits discrimination based on housing status

A group of 11 Democratic lawmakers aims to address the rights of homeless people and their ability to survive in public.

Rep. Mia Gregerson, D-Seatac, is the primary sponsor of House Bill 1591. The representative said she seeks to create a more-permanent solution to the homeless crisis instead of quick-fix laws.

HB 1591 would allow homeless people to survive in a vehicle or public space without fear of obstruction. The bill would also permit the ri...



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