WJEA

Senate Bill 5064 moves through legislature

Kathy Schrier, Executive Director

January 16, 2018

Filed under Legislation

Washington is poised to be the 14th state to pass Student Press Rights Legislation as Senate Bill 5064 continues to move through the legislature in Olympia. Also known as Washington's "New Voices" bill, the law affirms that student editors are responsible for content in their school-sponsored media and clarifies the role of school officials. The bill, with bi-partisan sponsorship, made it through the Senate last year, ...

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