Archive for March, 2014

Treaty rights activist amnesty bill passes senate, now onto governor

March 6th, 2014  |  Published in HB 2080

HB 2080 (Vacating convictions for certain tribal fishing activities) was passed out of the senate last night. The next stop is the governor.

Skagit river exempt water uses bill dead

March 5th, 2014  |  Published in SB 6467

SB 6467 (Ensuring that existing exempt water uses in the Skagit river basin are not subject to interruption) was 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 activist amnesty bill passed onto rules

March 3rd, 2014  |  Published in HB 2080

HB 2080 (Vacating convictions for certain tribal fishing activities) was passed out of the Senate Committee on Law and Justice and onto rules. Rules is the last committee before going to the senate floor.

You can read an up to date staff report here.

Ag land demonstration project bill passed onto rules

March 3rd, 2014  |  Published in SB 6549

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government and Information Technology was relieved of consideration of HB 6549 ( Creating demonstration projects for preserving agricultural land and public infrastructure in flood plains). The bill was passed on to the Rules Committee, which is the last stop before the floor of the house.

You can read an up to date staff report here.