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SB 6601 - 2015-16
Creating the Washington college savings program.
Sponsors: Frockt, Bailey, Braun, Mullet, Carlyle, McAuliffe
Bill History

2016 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 28
First reading, referred to Higher Education. (View Original Bill)
Feb 2
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 4
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 5
HIE - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 8
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 9
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.
Feb 12
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 16
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 16). (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 18
First reading, referred to Higher Education (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Feb 23
Public hearing in the House Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 24
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HE - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 26
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 27
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 29
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) but without amendment(s) by Higher Education. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 2
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 3
Committee recommendations adopted and the bill amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 82; nays, 13; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 8
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 45; nays, 2; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 9
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 10
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 29
Governor signed.
Chapter 69, 2016 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/9/2016.
Available Documents
For a complete list of documents, go to Online Reports Text of a Legislative Document.
Fiscal Note
Amendments
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