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HB 1279 - 2007-08
Establishing the poet laureate program.
Sponsors: Skinner, Kessler, Lantz, Hasegawa, Dickerson, Haler, McIntire, Conway, Newhouse, Kenney
Companion Bill: SB 5649
Bill History

2007 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 16
First reading, referred to State Government & Tribal Affairs. (View Original Bill)
Jan 24
Public hearing in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Affairs at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Affairs at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
SGTA - Executive action taken by committee.
SGTA - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Jan 31
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Feb 5
1st substitute bill substituted (SGTA 07). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 90; nays, 5; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 6
First reading, referred to Government Operations & Elections. (View Original Bill)
Mar 15
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 20
GO - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 23
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Apr 3
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 5
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 45; nays, 2; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 10
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 13
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 19
Governor signed.
Chapter 128, 2007 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/22/2007.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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