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SB 5749 - 2011-12
Regarding the Washington advanced college tuition payment (GET) program.
Sponsors: Brown, Hewitt, Shin
Bill History

2011 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 9
First reading, referred to Higher Education & Workforce Development. (View Original Bill)
Feb 16
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 18
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 21
HEWD - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 22
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 24
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 25
WM - Majority; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by Higher Education & Workforce Development. (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 1
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 4
1st substitute bill substituted (HEWD 11). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 47; nays, 0; absent, 1; excused, 1. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 7
First reading, referred to Higher Education. (View Original Bill)
Mar 21
Public hearing in the House Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 24
Executive action scheduled, but the motion to report the bill out of the House Committee on Higher Education at 10:00 AM failed. (Committee Materials)
Mar 25
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Higher Education at 8:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
HE - Executive action taken by committee.
HE - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Ways & Means.
Mar 31
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WAYS - Executive action taken by committee.
WAYS - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 6
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 7
Committee amendment adopted as amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 90; nays, 2; absent, 0; excused, 5. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 19
Senate refuses to concur in House amendments. Asks House for conference thereon.
Conference committee appointed. Senators Tom, Hewitt, Brown.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 20
Conference committee request granted.
Conference committee appointed. Representatives Seaquist, Haler, Reykdal.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 22
Returned to Senate Rules 3.

2011 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

May 17
Placed on third reading by Rules Committee.
May 21
Rules suspended.
Returned to second reading for amendment.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 41; nays, 3; absent, 1; excused, 4. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

May 22
First reading, referred to Ways & Means. (View Original Bill)
May 23
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 5:00 PM. (Committee Materials)
WAYS - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
May 24
Placed on second reading.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 89; nays, 7; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

May 25
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Jun 6
Governor partially vetoed.
Chapter 12, 2011 Laws 1st Special Session PV. (View Session Law)
Effective date 8/24/2011*.
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