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Posts from the ‘Legislation’ Category

24
Apr

Week 15: WSBA Bills Signed into Law

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Last week, Gov. Inslee signed into law both WSBA-request bills, Senate Bill 5011 and Substitute Senate Bill 5012.

Washington's Capitol in OlyLast week, the Legislature entered the final week of the regular session, and Gov. Inslee called the Legislature into its first special session, beginning at 10 a.m. today (April 24). Read more »

10
Apr

Week 13: Corporate Act Revisions Await Gov’s Signature

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The Legislature is finished with policy and fiscal committee hearings and will be taking floor votes on bills until April 12.

Washington's Capitol in OlyThe Legislature is finished with policy and fiscal committee hearings and will be taking floor votes on bills until April 12. Budget negotiations will need to be finished before the end of the regular session, April 23; otherwise there will need to be at least one special session.

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17
Mar

Week 10: The Legislative Clock is Ticking as WSBA Bills Enter the Opposite Chamber

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Legislators were back in committee this week hearing a number of bills from the opposite chamber.

Washington's Capitol in OlyLegislators were back in committee this week hearing a number of bills from the opposite chamber. With only a few weeks before the next legislative cutoff date, bills need to be heard and voted out of committee in a relatively short time frame.

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10
Mar

Week 9: WSBA-Sponsored Bills Still in Motion as Cut-Offs Near

Long days and late nights marked this week in Washington’s Legislature. Wednesday’s House of Origin cutoff meant lawmakers had to vote bills out of their respective chambers by 5 p.m. to be eligible for further consideration.
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Long days and late nights marked this week in Washington’s Legislature.

Washington's Capitol in OlyLong days and late nights marked this week in the Washington Legislature. Wednesday’s House of Origin cutoff meant lawmakers had to vote bills out of their respective chambers by 5 p.m. to be eligible for further consideration.

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6
Mar

Week 8: WSBA-Sponsored Bills March On

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Lawmakers in both chambers have been working late to pass legislation out of the House and Senate before next week’s critical cutoff date.

Washington's Capitol in OlyThe Legislature closes week eight with bills, bills, and more bills. Lawmakers in both chambers have been working late to pass legislation out of the House and Senate before next week’s critical cutoff date. Bills still moving include legal financial obligation reform, the Voting Rights Act, pro bono services for military service members, and many others.

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