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SB 5511 - 2019-20
Expanding affordable, resilient broadband service to enable economic development, public safety, health care, and education in Washington's communities.
By Request: Office of the Governor
Companion Bill: HB 1498
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Friday, August 23, 2019 08:33 PM
Current Version:
2nd Substitute - 2SSB 5511
Current Status:
C 365 L 19
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the Senate:In the House:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Friday, August 23, 2019 08:33 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
2nd Substitute - 2SSB 5511
Current Status:
C 365 L 19
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2019 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 23
First reading, referred to Environment, Energy & Technology. (View Original Bill)
Feb 5
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 14
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
ENET - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Feb 18
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 27
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 28
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Mar 1
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 5
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 6
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 19). (View 2nd Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 47; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 8
First reading, referred to Innovation, Technology & Economic Development.
Mar 19
Public hearing in the House Committee on Innovation, Technology & Economic Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 27
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Innovation, Technology & Economic Development at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 28
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Innovation, Technology & Economic Development at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
ITED - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Apr 2
Referred to Capital Budget.
Apr 4
Public hearing in the House Committee on Capital Budget at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 5
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Capital Budget at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
CB - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) but without amendment(s) by Innovation, Technology & Economic Development. (Majority Report)
Referred to Appropriations.
Apr 8
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by Capital Budget. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Apr 9
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Apr 16
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Committee amendment not adopted.
Committee recommendations adopted and the bill amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 97; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 24
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 25
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 27
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 29
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 13
Governor signed.
Chapter 365, 2019 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/28/2019*.
Available Documents
For a complete list of documents, go to Online Reports Text of a Legislative Document.
Fiscal Note
Amendments
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