Archive for January, 2014

Voluntary compliance with water pollution control statutes bill heard in public hearing

January 30th, 2014  |  Published in HB 2478

HB 2478 (Providing technical assistance to achieve voluntary compliance with water pollution control statutes) was heard in public hearing yesterday in the House Committee on Environment.

You can watch the public hearing in the windows below or here.

Puget sound watershed council bill hearing held

January 30th, 2014  |  Published in SB 6381

SB 6381 (Concerning watershed councils in the Puget Sound basin) was heard in a public hearing yesterday in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment and Telecommunications. You can watch the hearing here or in the window below.

There is also a new bill analysis here.

Department of Ecology water quality determinations bill schedule for hearing

January 30th, 2014  |  Published in HB 2472

HB 2472 (Concerning water quality determinations made by the department of ecology)has been schedule for a hearing in House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources at 3:30 p.m. the on Wednesday, February 5. The hearing will be held in House Hearing Room C of the O’Brien Building.

Local integrating organizations bill hearing cancelled

January 29th, 2014  |  Published in SB 6187

SB 6187 (Regarding local integrating organizations) had been scheduled for a hearing tomorrow, January 30. That hearing has been cancelled.

Water quality and agriculture viability bill heard in hearing

January 29th, 2014  |  Published in SB 6087

SB 6087 (Protecting water quality while maintaining and enhancing the viability of agriculture) was the topic of a public hearing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Water and Rural Economic Development yesterday. You can watch the hearing here or in the window below.

A new bill analysis is also available.

Puget Sound watershed councils bill scheduled for hearing

January 27th, 2014  |  Published in SB 6381

SB 6381 (Concerning watershed councils in the Puget Sound basin) has been scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment and Telecommunication at 8 a.m on January 29 . The hearing will be held in Senate Hearing Room 4 of the Cherberg Building.

Tribal hunting bills killed

January 24th, 2014  |  Published in HB 1495, HB 1496

HB 1495 (Concerning access of tribal members to state land) and HB 1496 (Concerning hunting-related enforcement actions involving tribal members.) were both added to the House Rules X file. While it is not a hard and fast rule, a bill being added to the Rules X file usually means it is not being considered for passage.

Treaty rights activists bill referred to rules

January 24th, 2014  |  Published in HB 2080

After being passed out of the House Committee on Community Development and Housing and Tribal Affairs, HB 2080 (Vacating convictions for certain tribal fishing activities) has now been referred to the Rules committee. Once passed out of rules, it can be considered by the full house.

Voluntary compliance with water pollution control statutes bill scheduled for hearing

January 23rd, 2014  |  Published in HB 2478

HB 2478 (Providing technical assistance to achieve voluntary compliance with water pollution control statutes) has been scheduled for a hearing in the House Committee on Environment on January 29 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be held in House Hearing Room C of the O’Brien Building.

Local integrating organizations scheduled for hearing

January 23rd, 2014  |  Published in SB 6187

SB 6187 (regarding local integrating organizations) has been schedule for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment and Telecommunications on January 30 at 1: 3o p.m. The hearing will be held in Senate Hearing Room 4 of the Cherberg Building.