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SB 5131 - 2017-18
Addressing provisions concerning marijuana with respect to research licenses, local authority notifications, the retail licensing application process, processor wholesale events, and jurisdictional requirements.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning marijuana with respect to privileges for research licenses, local authority notifications, the retail licensing merit-based application process, processor wholesale events, certain transfers of plants and seeds, licensing agreements and contracts, residency requirements, and jurisdictional requirements. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning marijuana with respect to privileges for research licenses, local authority notifications, the retail licensing merit-based application process, certain transfers of plants and seeds, licensing agreements and contracts, advertising, and jurisdictional requirements. )
Sponsors: Rivers, Conway
By Request: Liquor and Cannabis Board
Companion Bill: HB 1857
Bill History

2017 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 13
First reading, referred to Commerce, Labor & Sports. (View Original Bill)
Jan 19
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Labor & Sports at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 2
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Commerce, Labor & Sports at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
CLS - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 6
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 7
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 7
1st substitute bill substituted (CLS 17). (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 9
First reading, referred to Commerce & Gaming (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Mar 20
Public hearing in the House Committee on Commerce & Gaming at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 21
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Commerce & Gaming at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
COG - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Mar 28
Referred to Appropriations.
Apr 1
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 3
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 4
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 11:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) but without amendment(s) by Commerce & Gaming. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Apr 7
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 11
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Committee amendment(s) adopted as amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 74; nays, 24; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 19
Senate refuses to concur in House amendments. Asks House for conference thereon.
Conference committee appointed. Senators Rivers, Keiser, Baumgartner.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 19
Conference committee request granted.
Conference committee appointed. Representatives Sawyer, Schmick, Springer.
Apr 20
Conference committee report; received 12:56 PM 4/20/2017.
Conference committee report adopted.
Passed final passage as recommended by conference committee; yeas, 63; nays, 33; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 20
Conference committee report adopted.
Passed final passage as recommended by conference committee; yeas, 44; nays, 5; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
Notice given to reconsider vote on final passage.
Notice to reconsider withdrawn.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 21
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 21
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 23
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 16
Governor signed.
Chapter 317, 2017 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/23/2017.
Available Documents
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