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HB 1559 - 2023-24
Establishing the student basic needs at public postsecondary institutions act.
Companion Bill: SB 5566
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Thursday, July 25, 2024 01:13 PM
Current Version:
2nd Substitute - 2SHB 1559
Current Status:
C 421 L 23
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the House:In the Senate:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Thursday, July 25, 2024 01:13 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
2nd Substitute - 2SHB 1559
Current Status:
C 421 L 23
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
House:
Senate:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2023 REGULAR SESSION

IN THE HOUSE

Jan 24
First reading, referred to Postsecondary Education & Workforce. (View Original Bill)
Jan 31
Public hearing in the House Committee on Postsecondary Education & Workforce at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 10
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Postsecondary Education & Workforce at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 14
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Postsecondary Education & Workforce at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
PEW - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 17
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 23
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 24
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 2
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 3
2nd substitute bill substituted (APP 23). (View 2nd Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 57; nays, 40; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 7
First reading, referred to Higher Education & Workforce Development.
Mar 15
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HEWD - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Mar 16
Referred to Ways & Means.
Mar 21
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 4:00 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 4
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 10
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 12
Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 29; nays, 20; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 18
House refuses to concur in Senate amendments. Asks Senate to recede from amendments.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 20
Senate 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, 28; nays, 20; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 20
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 55; nays, 40; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 21
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 21
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 22
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 11
Governor signed.
Chapter 421, 2023 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/23/2023.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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