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SB 5439 - 2005-06
Authorizing background checks on gubernatorial appointees.
Sponsors: Roach, Swecker, Delvin, Sheldon, Parlette, Kohl-Welles, McCaslin
By Request: Washington State Patrol
Companion Bill: HB 1306
Bill History

2005 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 25
First reading, referred to Government Operations & Elections. (View Original Bill)
Feb 10
Public hearing scheduled, but not heard in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 15
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 17
GO - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 11
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Mar 12
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 1
Referred to Rules.
Senate Rules "X" file.

2006 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 9
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Jan 19
Revert to Rules White Sheet.
Feb 11
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 14
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 43; nays, 2; absent, 1; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 15
First reading, referred to State Government Operations & Accountability.
Feb 22
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government Operations & Accountability at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government Operations & Accountability at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
SGOA - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Feb 24
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 28
Placed on second reading suspension calendar.
Mar 1
Committee recommendations adopted.
Placed on third reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 97; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 3
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 3
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 4
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 14
Governor signed.
Chapter 45, 2006 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/7/2006.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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