Tracking archive

Hatchery management agreements bill passed out of committee

February 5th, 2016  |  Published in SB 6414

SB 6414 (Concerning hatchery management agreements) passed out of the Senate Natural Resources and Parks committee yesterday with no amendments. The most recent non-partisan bill analysis is here.

Senate concentrated animal feeding operations bill passes out of committee

February 4th, 2016  |  Published in SB 6568

SH 6568 (Establishing a water discharge permit for concentrated animal feeding operations that is issued under the sole authority of state law) passed out of teh Senate Committee on Agriculture and Water and Rural Economic Development earlier today. There were no amendments. You can read the most recent non-partisan bill analysis here.

Watershed improvement district bill passes out of committee

February 4th, 2016  |  Published in HB 2616

HB 2616 (Concerning watershed management actions by watershed improvement districts) was passed out of the House Environment Committee this morning, with amendments. The amendments of the bill are summarized here.

Tribal cultural resources protection in the forest practices act passes out of committee with amendments

February 3rd, 2016  |  Published in HB 2658

HB 2658 (Concerning tribal cultural resources protection in the forest practices act) was passed out of the House Committee on Community Development and Housing and Tribal Affairs yesterday. Amendments to the bill are summarized here.

The most recent non-partisan analysis is here.

You can watch the executive session here.

Concentrated animal feeding operations permit bill heard in public hearing

February 2nd, 2016  |  Published in SB 6568

SB 6568 (Establishing a water discharge permit for concentrated animal feeding operations that is issued under the sole authority of state law) was heard in public hearing today in the Senate Agriculture, Water and Rural Economic Development committee. You can watch the public hearing here. A non-partisan bill analysis can be read here.

HPA definition bill heard in public hearing

January 29th, 2016  |  Published in SB 6287

SB 6287 (Concerning the definition of hydraulic project in relation to the hydraulic project approval permits) was heard in public hearing in the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Parks. You can watch the hearing here.

The most recent non-partisan bill analysis is available here.

Concentrated animal feeding operations bill heard in public hearing

January 29th, 2016  |  Published in HB 2840

HB 2840 (Establishing a water discharge permit for concentrated animal feeding operations that is issued under the sole authority of state law) was heard in public hearing in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee.

You can watch the public hearing here.

The most recent non-partisan analysis is available here.

Legislative review of the updated North Cascade elk herd plan bill passes out of committee

January 29th, 2016  |  Published in SB 6199

SB 6199 (Providing for legislative review of the updated North Cascade elk herd plan) passed out of the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Parks. There were no amendments to the bill. The most recent non-partisan analysis is available here.

Aligning the jurisdictional scope of the state water pollution control act bill heard in public hearing

January 28th, 2016  |  Published in HB 2720

HB 2720 (Protecting private property rights by aligning the jurisdictional scope of the state water pollution control act with the jurisdictional scope of the federal clean water act) was heard in public hearing in the House Environment Committee. You can watch the public hearing here. A non-partisan analysis of the bill is available here.

Hatchery management agreements bill heard in public hearing

January 28th, 2016  |  Published in SB 6414

SB 6414 (Concerning hatchery management agreements) was heard in public hearing in the Senate Committee on Natural Resources and Parks yesterday.

You can watch the public hearing here.