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SB 5278 - 2007-08
Concerning use of public funds to finance campaigns for local office.
Sponsors: Franklin, Kastama, Kline, Spanel, Keiser, Kohl-Welles, McAuliffe, Regala, Pridemore, Poulsen, Fraser, Rasmussen, Rockefeller
Bill History

2007 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 15
First reading, referred to Government Operations & Elections. (View Original Bill)
Feb 1
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 15
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 19
GO - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 20
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Mar 1
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 6
1st substitute bill substituted (GO 07). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Held on third reading.
Mar 21
Senate Rules "X" file.

2008 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 14
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Senate refers bill from Rules to Government Operations & Elections.
Jan 17
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 21
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 22
GO - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Jan 30
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 13
2nd substitute bill substituted (GO 08). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 29; nays, 20; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 15
First reading, referred to State Government & Tribal Affairs. (View Original Bill)
Feb 27
Public hearing in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Affairs at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 28
Executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Affairs at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
SGTA - Executive action taken by committee.
SGTA - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 29
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 3
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 4
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 51; nays, 43; absent, 0; excused, 4. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 5
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 6
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 10
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 17
Governor signed.
Chapter 29, 2008 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/12/2008.
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