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HB 1723 - 2021-22
Closing the digital equity divide by increasing the accessibility and affordability of telecommunications services, devices, and training.
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Sunday, September 25, 2022 11:26 PM
Current Version:
Engrossed 2nd Substitute - E2SHB 1723
Current Status:
C 265 L 22
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 Sunday, September 25, 2022 11:26 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
Engrossed 2nd Substitute - E2SHB 1723
Current Status:
C 265 L 22
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
House:
Senate:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2022 REGULAR SESSION

Dec 30
Prefiled for introduction.
Jan 10
First reading, referred to Community & Economic Development. (View Original Bill)
Jan 11
Public hearing in the House Committee on Community & Economic Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 14
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Community & Economic Development at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 18
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Community & Economic Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 19
CED - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Jan 20
Referred to Appropriations.
Jan 27
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 1
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 3
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 10
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Feb 12
2nd substitute bill substituted (APP 22). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 68; nays, 30; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 15
First reading, referred to Environment, Energy & Technology.
Feb 23
Public hearing scheduled, but not heard in the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 24
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
ENET - Majority; without recommendation. (Majority 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 with amendment(s). (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.
Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 27; nays, 20; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 7
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 70; nays, 28; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 8
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 10
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 10
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 31
Governor signed.
Chapter 265, 2022 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/9/2022*.
Available Documents
For a complete list of documents, go to Online Reports Text of a Legislative Document.
Fiscal Note
Amendments
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