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SB 5688 - 2009-10
Expanding the rights and responsibilities of state registered domestic partners.
Sponsors: Murray, McDermott, Kohl-Welles, Fairley, Hobbs, Ranker, Pridemore, Kauffman, Kline, Keiser, Regala, Fraser, Prentice, Oemig, Franklin, McAuliffe, Jarrett, Brown, Kilmer, Tom
Companion Bill: HB 1727
Bill History

2009 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 28
First reading, referred to Government Operations & Elections. (View Original Bill)
Feb 5
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 12
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 16
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
GO - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
On motion, referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 17
WM - 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.
Mar 9
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 10
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 09). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 30; nays, 18; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 13
First reading, referred to Judiciary. (View Original Bill)
Mar 23
Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Judiciary at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
JUDI - Executive action taken by committee.
JUDI - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 30
Referred to Ways & Means.
Apr 4
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WAYS - Executive action taken by committee.
WAYS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Apr 6
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 13
Placed on second reading.
Apr 15
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 62; nays, 35; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 20
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 21
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 23
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 18
Governor signed.
Chapter 521, 2009 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/26/2009*.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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