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SB 5558 - 2005-06
Establishing a prescription drug assistance foundation.
Sponsors: Brown, Swecker, Fraser, Keiser, Benson, Brandland, Weinstein, Roach, Rasmussen, McAuliffe, Pridemore, Shin, Rockefeller, Kohl-Welles
Companion Bill: HB 1677
Bill History

2005 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 28
First reading, referred to Health & Long-Term Care. (View Original Bill)
Feb 3
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health & Long-Term Care at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 21
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long-Term Care at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 23
HEA - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 1
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Mar 8
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 9
1st substitute bill substituted (HEA 05). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 46; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 10
First reading, referred to Health Care. (View Original Bill)
Mar 22
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HC - Executive action taken by committee.
HC - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Mar 25
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 4
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 5
Committee amendment adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 94; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 4. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 19
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 44; nays, 0; absent, 4; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 21
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 23
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 4
Governor signed.
Chapter 267, 2005 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/24/2005.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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