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HB 1659 - 2021-22
Making higher education more affordable and accessible for students by bridging the gap between cost and need to reduce barriers, improve opportunity, and advance economic security.
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Monday, August 8, 2022 09:46 PM
Current Version:
Engrossed 2nd Substitute - E2SHB 1659
Current Status:
HRules 3C
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 Monday, August 8, 2022 09:46 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
Engrossed 2nd Substitute - E2SHB 1659
Current Status:
HRules 3C
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
House:
Senate:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2022 REGULAR SESSION

Dec 17
Prefiled for introduction.
Jan 10
First reading, referred to College & Workforce Development. (View Original Bill)
Jan 12
Public hearing in the House Committee on College & Workforce Development at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 20
Executive action taken in the House Committee on College & Workforce Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
CWD - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Jan 24
Referred to Appropriations.
Jan 31
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 4
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 7
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 11
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Feb 13
2nd substitute bill substituted (APP 22). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 83; nays, 15; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 16
First reading, referred to Higher Education & Workforce Development.
Feb 22
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 24
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HEWD - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 26
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 28
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 4
Placed on second reading.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 38; nays, 10; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 10
Returned to House Rules 3.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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