Legislation

Contact Your Legislators

Simply call and ask for the legislator’s office you wish to be connected to, or the issue or bill you wish to comment on. Visit their Contact Us page for more ways to reach them.

Kitsap County Legislative Districts

The district includes northern Kitsap County and Bainbridge Island. 

The district includes the southeastern Kitsap Peninsula from Bremerton and Port Orchard in the north to Gig Harbor in the south. 

The district includes the southwestern Kitsap Peninsula from Silverdale in the north to Shelton in the south. 

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – Disability rights are civil rights. From voting to parking, the ADA is a law that protects people with disabilities in many areas of public life.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the nation’s special education law. Schools must find and evaluate students thought to have disabilities — at no cost to families. To qualify for IDEA services, a child must have a disability and need special education to make progress in school.

Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act was the first disability civil rights law to be enacted in the United States. It prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in programs that receive federal financial assistance, and set the stage for enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Uniform Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements Act RCW 11.130 (Informing Families) – A new adult guardianship law became effective on January 1st, 2022 in Washington state. Washington Courts have created information sheets for the new law and how it may affect you.

Washington State DDA Rules & Law (DSHS DDA) – Revised Code of Washington (RCW), Washington Administrative Code (WAC), and Permanent Rules

For upcoming and recent bills of interest visit The Arc of Washington’s Bill Tracker

*The site is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal advice. Materials on this website are published by KCPC to provide visitors with free information regarding the laws and policies described. However, this website is not designed for the purpose of providing legal advice to individuals.