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HB 1961 - 2009-10
Implementing the federal fostering connections to success and increasing adoptions act of 2008.
Sponsors: Roberts, Haler, Pettigrew, Kagi, Carlyle, Pedersen, Wood
Bill History

2009 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 4
First reading, referred to Early Learning & Children's Services. (View Original Bill)
Feb 13
Public hearing in the House Committee on Early Learning & Children's Services at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 19
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Early Learning & Children's Services at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 20
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Early Learning & Children's Services at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
ELCS - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Feb 23
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 24
Public hearing in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 27
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WAYS - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 2
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 6
Placed on second reading.
Mar 9
2nd substitute bill substituted (WAYS 09). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 75; nays, 22; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 11
First reading, referred to Human Services & Corrections.
Mar 26
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Human Services & Corrections at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 30
HSC - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 3
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. On motion, referred to Ways & Means.
Apr 6
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 13
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 15
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 44; nays, 2; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 18
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 19
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 20
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 25
Governor signed.
Chapter 235, 2009 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/26/2009*.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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