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HB 1970 - 2005-06
Improving government management, accountability, and performance.
Sponsors: Sullivan, Springer, , Upthegrove, Morrell, Haigh, O'Brien, Linville,
By Request: Governor Gregoire
Companion Bill: SB 5921
Bill History

2005 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 14
First reading, referred to State Government Operations & Accountability. (View Original Bill)
Feb 25
Public hearing scheduled, but not heard in the House Committee on State Government Operations & Accountability at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 2
Executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government Operations & Accountability at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
SGOA - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Appropriations.
Mar 5
Public hearing and 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)
Mar 7
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 8
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 10
2nd substitute bill substituted (WAYS 05). (View 2nd Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 75; nays, 20; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 12
First reading, referred to Government Operations & Elections.
Mar 22
Public hearing scheduled, but not heard in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 29
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 30
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 6:00 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 1
GO - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Referred to Ways & Means.
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 4
WM - Majority; do pass with amendments(s) by Government Operations & Elections. (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 11
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 12
Committee amendment adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 46; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 20
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 66; nays, 31; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 21
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 22
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 23
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 11
Governor signed.
Chapter 384, 2005 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/24/2005.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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