Status Summary

SB 5170 was heard in the Senate Committee on Human Services & Corrections. It was not scheduled for a vote and therefore died.

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Sen. Roach

Sponsored by Senator Roach, SB 5170 states that when a guardian ad litem is appointed in a dependency case, the parties or their attorneys will be provided with a copy of the background information about the guardian ad litem, which will include the results of a background check conducted through the Washington State Patrol Identification System. The results of the criminal background check and FBI criminal history will not be disclosed to the parties or their attorneys.