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SB 5930 - 2007-08
Providing high quality, affordable health care to Washingtonians based on the recommendations of the blue ribbon commission on health care costs and access.
Sponsors: Keiser, Kohl-Welles, Shin, Rasmussen
Companion Bill: HB 2098
Bill History

2007 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 7
First reading, referred to Health & Long-Term Care. (View Original Bill)
Feb 12
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health & Long-Term Care at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 19
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long-Term Care at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 21
HEA - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Ways & Means.
Mar 2
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 5
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 7
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 9
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 07). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 12
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness. (View Original Bill)
Mar 19
Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 21
Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 28
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HCW - Executive action taken by committee.
HCW - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 29
Referred to Appropriations.
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 31
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Executive action taken by committee.
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) but without amendment(s) by Health Care & Wellness. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Apr 2
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 4
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 12
Committee amendment not adopted.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 61; nays, 34; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 16
Senate refuses to concur in House amendments. Asks House to recede from amendments.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 18
House insists on its position and asks Senate for a conference.
Conference committee appointed. Representatives Cody, Morrell, Hinkle.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 19
Conference committee request granted.
Conference committee appointed. Senators Keiser, Franklin, Pflug.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 20
Conference committee report adopted.
Passed final passage; yeas, 63; nays, 35; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 21
Conference committee report adopted.
Passed final passage; yeas, 31; nays, 17; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 22
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 2
Governor partially vetoed.
Chapter 259, 2007 Laws PV. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/22/2007*.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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