Archive for March, 2015

Governor’s toxics bill passed out of House

March 12th, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) was passed out of the House yesterday. The bill was amended on the house floor to be nullified if it is not funded through the state budget.

Preserving ag land and public infrastructure in flood plains bill passed out of Senate

March 10th, 2015  |  Published in SB 5347

SB 5347 (Creating demonstration projects for preserving agricultural land and public infrastructure in flood plains) passed out of the house last Friday. The bill was amended from its previous version. That amendment can be found here.

Joint memorial on hatchery plan reviews passes out of Senate

March 4th, 2015  |  Published in SJM 8007

SJM 8007 (Requesting Congress to provide the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries with sufficient resources to expedite its endangered species act and national environmental policy act review of Puget Sound hatchery and genetic management plans and that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries prioritize and conduct immediate review and approval of Puget Sound hatchery and genetic management plans) passed out of the Senate yesterday.

You can read the most recent bill report here.

Governor’s toxics bill passed out of committee, referred to Rules

March 2nd, 2015  |  Published in HB 1472

HB 1472 (Concerning use of chemical action plans to require safer chemicals in Washington) was passed out of the House Appropriations Committee. You can view the executive session 

Here is the most recent staff report on the bill.