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SB 6438 - 2007-08
Creating a statewide high-speed internet deployment and adoption effort.
Sponsors: Kohl-Welles, Rockefeller, Oemig, Honeyford, Murray, Delvin, Pridemore
Bill History

2008 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 16
First reading, referred to Water, Energy & Telecommunications. (View Original Bill)
Jan 29
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Water, Energy & Telecommunications at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 5
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Water, Energy & Telecommunications at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 6
WET - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 11
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 12
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)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 15
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Feb 18
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 19
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 08). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 21
First reading, referred to Technology, Energy & Communications. (View Original Bill)
Feb 26
Public hearing in the House Committee on Technology, Energy & Communications at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 27
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Technology, Energy & Communications at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
TEC - Executive action taken by committee.
TEC - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 29
Referred to Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Audit Review.
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Audit Review at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
APPG - Executive action taken by committee.
APPG - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) but without amendment(s) by Technology, Energy & Communications. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 3
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 5
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 6
Committee amendment not adopted.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 93; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 5. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 8
Senate refuses to concur in House amendments. Asks House to recede from amendments.

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 11
House receded from amendments.
Rules suspended.
Returned to second reading for amendment.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 95; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 12
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 45; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 4. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 13
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 31
Governor signed.
Chapter 262, 2008 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/12/2008**.
Available Documents
For a complete list of documents, go to Online Reports Text of a Legislative Document.
Fiscal Note
Amendments
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