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.
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
SB 5634 Clarifying the department of natural resources’ authority to enter into cooperative
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.