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HB 1608 - 2019-20
Protecting patient care.
Companion Bill: SB 5542
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Saturday, October 24, 2020 03:02 PM
Current Version:
Engrossed Substitute - ESHB 1608
Current Status:
C 102 L 20
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 Saturday, October 24, 2020 03:02 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
Engrossed Substitute - ESHB 1608
Current Status:
C 102 L 20
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
House:
Senate:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2019 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 25
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness. (View Original Bill)
Feb 12
Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 20
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 22
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HCW - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 7
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Mar 21
Referred to Rules 2 Consideration.

2020 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 13
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Feb 16
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Feb 17
1st substitute bill substituted (HCW 19). (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 65; nays, 33; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 20
First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care.
Feb 21
Public hearing and executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 24
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HLTC - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 25
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 2
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 4
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 39; nays, 7; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 6
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 7
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 9
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 25
Governor signed.
Chapter 102, 2020 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/11/2020.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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