Archive for February, 2013

New bills for February 8, 2013

February 8th, 2013  |  Published in Tracking archive 2013-14

The entire list of natural resources related bills for 2013 is here.

Number Description Date Introduced
HB 1761 Concerning shellfish aquaculture. 2/8/2013
HB 1764 Concerning geoduck diver licenses. 2/8/2013
SB 5679 Improving the business climate and stimulating job creation by requiring certain agencies to establish a formal review process of existing rules. 2/8/2013

Tribal hunting bills scheduled for hearing

February 7th, 2013  |  Published in HB 1495, HB 1496

Both HB 1495 (Concerning access of tribal members to state land) and HB 1496 (Concerning hunting-related enforcement actions involving tribal members) have been scheduled for a hearing in the House Committee on Community Development and Housing & Tribal Affairs. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, February 12 at 10 a.m. in House Hearing Room E in the John L. O’Brien Building.

New bills for February 7, 2013

February 7th, 2013  |  Published in Tracking archive 2013-14

Here are new natural resources related bill added to the list this morning.

SB 5653 Promoting a balanced financing system for state parks programs and services in order
to facilitate resource stewardship, interpretative activities, cultural events, and works of art in state parks.
2/7/2013
SB 5657 Concerning state parks and recreation. 2/7/2013
SB 5663 Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters. 2/7/2013
SB 5665 Concerning geoduck diver licenses. 2/7/2013
SB 5677 Authorizing the establishment of a water management board in the Methow watershed. 2/7/2013

New bills for February 6, 2013

February 6th, 2013  |  Published in Tracking archive 2013-14

Here are new natural resources related bill added to the list this morning.

Number Description Date Introduced
SB 5623 Concerning shoreline master program provisions for marine aquaculture net pen
facilities.
2/6/2013
SB 5634 Clarifying the department of natural resources’ authority to enter into cooperative
agreements.
2/6/2013
SB 5636 Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act. 2/6/2013
HB 1717 Incentivizing up-front environmental planning, review, and infrastructure construction actions.. 2/6/2013

HJR 4204 (Amending the Constitution to require legislative approval of certain agency rules) public hearing yesterday

February 1st, 2013  |  Published in HJR 4204

The House Government Operations and Elections committee held a public hearing on HJR 4204 yesterday. You can watch the hearing at this link (starting at 56:03) or in the window below.