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SB 5599 - 2009-10
Approving the entry of Washington into the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote.
Sponsors: McDermott, Oemig, Kohl-Welles, Pridemore, Marr, Brown, Tom, Kline, McAuliffe, Regala, Shin
Companion Bill: HB 1598
Bill History

2009 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 27
First reading, referred to Government Operations & Elections. (View Original Bill)
Feb 23
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 6:00 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 25
GO - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 12
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 28; nays, 21; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 13
First reading, referred to State Government & Tribal Affairs. (View Original Bill)
Mar 26
Public hearing and 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; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 27
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 6
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 15
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 52; nays, 42; absent, 0; excused, 4. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 16
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 18
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 21
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 28
Governor signed.
Chapter 264, 2009 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/26/2009.
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